Studies of political science, anthropology, and global history in Vienna, New York and Cambridge, MA. Advisor to the Mission of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations (2008-2009), Advisor to the UNODC (2003). Associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs,Harvard University (fall 2009). Project Associate at the Austrian Institute for International Affairs (2010)
Current research interests: The transformation of western militaries with a focus on the US Armed Forces. The intersection between different approaches to security and their implementation in strategic planning and thinking. Comprehensive security, human security and gendered security approaches. U.S.national security and defense policy.