Daniela is a Ph.D. candidate with the Free University Berlin and is mostly interested in the intersection of health and security. In her dissertation she is investigating the role of military assistance in health crisis response. Daniela will spend the 2016-2017 academic year as a Fox Fellow at Yale University. Prior to her fellowship with Yale University she worked on topics related to German security and defense policy as a program officer at the German Council on Foreign Relations. Daniela studied political science, international relations, and US politics at the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University in Bonn, the University of Warsaw, the Free University Berlin, and American University in Washington, DC. She is also a member of the extended board of the German chapter of Women in International Security (WIIS).