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PhD researchers receive prestigious opportunities

Sara Daub and Allison Koh, PhD researchers at the Centre for International Security, offered exciting educational opportunities. 

Sara Daub, PhD researcher at the Centre for International Security, has been nominated by the German-American Fulbright Commission for a Fulbright scholarship to complete a six-months research stay at the University of Maryland (UMD), College Park. She will be housed in the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM) within the Department of Government & Politics. During her time at UMD, Daub will work on her research project on ‘Diaspora Support for Rebel Groups - Consequences for Civilians’ and contribute to transatlantic research relations. In addition, Daub has been awarded a DAAD scholarship for a research stay at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. She will spend seven weeks as a pre-doctoral fellow at Uppsala University researching on the causes and consequences of diaspora sponsorship to rebel organizations.

Allison Koh, PhD researcher at the Centre for International Security, recently began a research fellowship at the New York University’s Center for Social Media and Politics. Koh is collaborating with the Center to carry out research on state-aligned online harassment campaigns targeting women activists in the diaspora.

More about the researchers

  • Sara Daub, Doctoral Programme in Governance 2020
  • Allison Koh, Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies 2020