Currently an Affiliated Scholar at the Central European University (CEU). She has published widely on gender and security, military gender integration, the privatization of security, EU (border) security, feminist and post-colonial theories in international relations, and Jewish political history in Austria. She is a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and co-editor of the Journal of International Relations and Development.
In addition, Saskia has held numerous prestigious positions which include:
- Senior Research Fellow at Central European University (CEU).
- Professor of International Politics at the University of Vienna.
- Scientific Director of the Austrian Institute of International Affairs (OIIP).
- She has also held postdoctoral positions at the University of Bristol and the University of California, Berkeley.
In the coming months, Saskia will be working with Morten Solvik, currently Dean for Central European Cluster and former Center Director of IES Abroad Vienna and Dr. Lee L’Hote, VP for Academic Programs, as she transitions into the new role.
Elisabeth Sekulin, who served as the Interim Center Director for IES Abroad Vienna, has been a trusted leader as we searched for a permanent Center Director. Elisabeth will continue in her role as Assistant Center Director and Director of Operations in January.