Sophie Schäffer is a MA Candidate in International Security at Sciences Po Paris and the Department of War Studies of King’s College London. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Freie Universität Berlin and Sciences Po Lyon, and has worked for the German Ministry of Defense, the German Foreign Office, the German Council on Foreign Relations, and the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy.
Sophie is a board member of Women in International Security Germany, as well as a founding member of the Forum New Security Policy, a network for young professionals working on security and defense policy affiliated with the German Green party. Her research interests include German and European foreign, security and defense policy and strategy, transatlantic relations, and arms control. She speaks German, English, French, and Spanish.