Dr Susanne Schmeidl

Dr Susanne Schmeidl

Associate Researcher

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Research Topics / Key Expertise

Transdisciplinary Critical Peace and Forced Migration Scholar with Expertise Working in Fragile and Conflict-affected Contexts;
Mapping Drivers of Conflict and Forced Migration,
Conflict Early Warning & Prevention,
Grassroots and Participator Peace Formation,
Conflict- and Context-sensitive Practice,
Reflexive, Participatory and Decolonial Research Methodologies

Countries Of Expertise

  • Afghanistan

Professional Career

Susanne Schmeidl holds a Fachhochschuldiplom from the Evangelische Stiftungsfachhochschule für Sozialpädagogik. She conducted a year of field work in Mexico and graduated with honours. She holds a masters degree in Sociology from the Ohio State University. In 1995, she was awarded her PhD in Political Sociology. 

Collaboration with bicc:

She is collaborating with bicc in the project “Advice on Afghanistan to BMZ” (since 2022) and in the research project “Corruption, Clientelismm & Patronage in Afghanistan” (2024) for the Enquete Commission on Afghanistan of the German Bundestag.