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Dr Kristina Tschunkert

POSITION AT SIPRI
Researcher

Dr Kristina Tschunkert

Dr Kristina Tschunkert

Dr Kristina Tschunkert is a Researcher with the Food, Peace and Security Programme at SIPRI. Within this, she focuses on sustainable peace and the Triple Nexus, specifically the role of humanitarian cash-based assistance in improving the prospects for peace.  She has a background in both academic and policy-oriented research, specialising in how interventions shape and are shaped by local context, particularly everyday economic interactions.

Her PhD research at the University of Manchester explored the implications of humanitarian cash-based assistance for host-refugee relations in Lebanon. Kristina’s other research interests include socio-economic dimensions of peace and interventions and local agency and micro-dynamics of conflicts.

Subject expertise

Conflict, peacebuilding, humanitarian interventions

Regional expertise

Middle East, especially Lebanon

Languages
German, English, Dutch
Education

PhD, Humanitarian and Conflict Response, HCRI, University of Manchester, UK; MA International Social Development, University of East Anglia, UK

Citizenship
Germany
SIPRI AND PARTNER PUBLICATIONS
External publications