Evgenija Kroeker is an International Security Fellow at the Hertie School's Centre for International Security, and a DPhil Candidate in International Relations at the University of Oxford (Nuffield College). Her research focuses on the dynamics of global and regional decision-making in the realm of international peace and security. She is particularly interested in the selection processes that determine whether civil wars are discussed by and see peacekeeping from the UN Security Council and regional organizations such as the African Union. Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked as a Research Associate in the ERC-funded LEVIATHAN project at the Hertie School. Evgenija holds a Master of International Affairs with a focus on international law and security from the Hertie School.