Prof. Dr. Hanna Pfeifer
Prof Dr Hanna Pfeifer is Co-Founder of IFAIR and was a member of the Executive Board until 2016.
Since July 2020, Hanna is Assistant Professor of Political Science with a Focus on Radicalisation and Violence Research at Goethe University Frankfurt and the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt.
From 2016-2020, she worked as a research associate in International Relations at the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg where she also gained her PhD (2017). In 2018, she was a visiting scholar at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. From 2012-2016, she was a research associate at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg and, from 2011 to 2012, in the Rottendorf-Project “Global Solidarity” at the Munich School of Philosophy. She holds a Master of Arts (2012) in Political Science, Philosophy and Mathematics from the University of Munich. She spent one year of her studies at Sciences Po Paris in the master’s programme Sécurité Internationale. She specialised in Middle Eastern politics, International Relations theories and political theory. Hanna was a doctoral fellow at the Orient Institute Beirut, Lebanon, and stayed in Sanaa, Yemen, as well as Aleppo and Damascus, Syria, for internships and language classes.