Dr. Sybille Reinke de Buitrago

Research Fellow

Profile

Dr. Sybil­le Rein­ke de Bui­tra­go holds a doc­to­ra­te in Poli­ti­cal Sci­ence from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg. With a scho­l­ar­s­hip from the Cusa­nus­werk, she con­duc­ted her doc­to­ra­te at the Insti­tu­te for Peace Rese­arch and Secu­ri­ty Poli­cy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg (IFSH) with a dis­ser­ta­ti­on on thre­at per­cep­ti­ons in Ger­man and US secu­ri­ty poli­cy, in par­ti­cu­lar on inter­na­tio­nal ter­ro­rism. She has also ear­ned a B.A. in Inter­na­tio­nal Stu­dies and an M.A. in Inter­na­tio­nal Affairs with a focus in Peace and Con­flict Reso­lu­ti­on and in Inter­na­tio­nal Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on, both from the Ame­ri­can Uni­ver­si­ty in Washing­ton, D.C.

She has worked for Search for Com­mon Ground and the Natio­nal Endow­ment for Demo­cra­cy in Washing­ton, D.C., for the Insti­tu­te for Secu­ri­ty and Pre­ven­ti­on Stu­dies in Ham­burg, at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hil­des­heim, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Bre­men and the IFSH.

Sin­ce Sep­tem­ber 2012, Sybil­le Rein­ke de Bui­tra­go has worked at the Insti­tu­te for Theo­lo­gy and Peace. Her rese­arch and exper­ti­se focus on secu­ri­ty poli­cy.

She also works at IFSH at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg. Her focus lies on inter­na­tio­nal rela­ti­ons, for­eign and secu­ri­ty poli­cy, German-American rela­ti­ons, peace and con­flict rese­arch, inter­cul­tu­ral com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on, iden­ti­ty and per­cep­ti­on pro­ces­ses, dis­cour­se, and power shifts. Sin­ce 2007 she has been acti­ve in aca­de­mic tea­ching. Fur­ther infor­ma­ti­on is avail­ab­le at: https://ifsh.de/en/staff/reinke-de-buitrago

Biography

Fiel­ds: Inter­na­tio­nal Rela­ti­ons, Secu­ri­ty Stu­dies, Social Psy­cho­lo­gy

Dis­ser­ta­ti­on: Bet­ween Thre­at Per­cep­ti­on and Enemy Images: Con­struc­tion of Secu­ri­ty Poli­cy as Rela­ted to Ter­ro­rism in Ger­ma­ny and the United Sta­tes

Fun­ding: Cusa­nus­werk & Ashburn Insti­tu­te, Washing­ton, DC

Edu­ca­ti­on
2010
PhD in Poli­ti­cal Sci­ence, Insti­tu­te for Peace Rese­arch and Secu­ri­ty Poli­cy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg (IFSH), Ger­ma­ny;
2000
M.A. (with excel­lence) in Inter­na­tio­nal Affairs at the Ame­ri­can Uni­ver­si­ty, Washing­ton, D.C., U.S.; Fiel­ds: Peace & Con­flict Reso­lu­ti­on, Inter­na­tio­nal Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on; The­sis: The Impor­t­ance of Iden­ti­ty and Cul­tu­re in a United Ger­ma­ny.
1998
B.A. (sum­ma cum lau­de) in Inter­na­tio­nal Stu­dies at the Ame­ri­can Uni­ver­si­ty, Washing­ton, D.C., U.S.; Fiel­ds: Inter­na­tio­nal Poli­tics, Latin Ame­ri­ca, the EU
Pro­fes­sio­nal Expe­ri­ence
Sin­ce 2015
Rese­arch Asso­cia­te at the Insti­tu­te for Peace Rese­arch and Secu­ri­ty Poli­cy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg, Cent­re for Euro­pean Peace and Secu­ri­ty Stu­dies
Sin­ce 2012
Rese­arch Asso­cia­te at the Insti­tu­te for Theo­lo­gy and Peace in Ham­burg
2014-2015
Rese­arch Asso­cia­te at the Insti­tu­te for Inter­cul­tu­ral and Inter­na­tio­nal Stu­dies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Bre­men
2013-2014
Rese­arch Asso­cia­te at the Insti­tu­te for Peace Rese­arch and Secu­ri­ty Poli­cy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg, Cent­re for Euro­pean Peace and Secu­ri­ty Stu­dies
2011-2012
Rese­arch Asso­cia­te & Lec­tu­rer at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hil­des­heim
2010-2011
Rese­arch Asso­cia­te at Insti­tu­te for Secu­ri­ty and Pre­ven­ti­on Rese­arch (ISIP), Ham­burg

Academic Teaching

  • Uni­ver­si­ty Stu­dies Abroad Con­sor­ti­um, Leu­pha­na Uni­ver­si­tät Lüne­burg
  • HafenCity-Universität Ham­burg
  • Uni­ver­si­tät Hil­des­heim
  • Mas­ter of Peace and Secu­ri­ty, IFSH, Ham­burg

Contact


Team

PD Dr. Bernhard Koch

Depu­ty Direc­tor

Katharina Monnerjahn, Dipl.-Pol.

Assi­stant to the Direc­to­ra­te

Dr. Heydar Shadi

Exter­nal Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

Prof. Dr. Hajo Schmidt

Exter­nal Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

Dr. Marco Schrage

Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

Prof. Dr. Michael Staack

Exter­nal Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

PD Dr. Philipp von Wussow

Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

Sarah Delere, MPP

Rese­arch Assi­stant

Vanessa Kauke, MLIS

Head Libra­ri­an

Bianca Dau

Libra­ry Assi­stant

Bianca Dau

Libra­ry Assi­stant

Sarah Delere, MPP

Rese­arch Assi­stant

Vanessa Kauke, MLIS

Head Libra­ri­an

PD Dr. Bernhard Koch

Depu­ty Direc­tor

Katharina Monnerjahn, Dipl.-Pol.

Assi­stant to the Direc­to­ra­te

Prof. Dr. Hajo Schmidt

Exter­nal Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

Dr. Marco Schrage

Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

Dr. Heydar Shadi

Exter­nal Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

Prof. Dr. Michael Staack

Exter­nal Pro­ject Super­vi­sor

PD Dr. Philipp von Wussow

Pro­ject Super­vi­sor