Kathrin Bachleitner

IKEA Foundation Research Fellow in International Relations

Kathrin Bachleitner is the IKEA Foundation Research Fellow in International Relations at Lady Margaret Hall. She received her MPhil (in International Relations and Economics) from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, and DPhil (in International Relations) from the University of Oxford.

Her research focusses on migration movements between the Middle East and Europe, as well as the role of ideas on policy outcomes. Her most recent project is dedicated to understanding policy decision-making vis-a-vis the Syrian refugee crisis.

She has worked for International NGOs, the EU, the Foreign Ministry in Vienna, and developmental agencies in the Palestinian Territories.