Sophia is a Research Fellow for US Security and Defense Policy with DGAP’s Security and Defense Program. Before joining DGAP she worked as a staffer for the Head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the German Parliament. Most recently she worked as a consultant for the Women in War Program at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, for Negotiation, Design & Strategy LLC, as well as the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard University.
As a McCloy Fellow, Sophia spent two years at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where she obtained a Master in Public Policy focusing on International and Global Affairs. She also holds a BA and MA in political science and international relations from Sciences Po Paris.