Laura Peitz is a PhD candidate at the Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies, supervised by Prof. Henrik Enderlein. Previously, she completed her Master's degree in International Relations at the Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Universität Potsdam. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in Politics and Public Administration from Universität Konstanz. Her research focuses on the financial management, particularly credit risk management, of multilateral development banks. In addition, she conducts research on sub-national patterns and dynamics of United Nations peacekeeping.