Dr Susanne Schmeidl

>>Dr Susanne Schmeidl
Dr Susanne Schmeidl2018-10-15T08:55:22+00:00

Dr Susanne Schmeidl, a Fulbright Scholar, holds an MA and PhD in sociology from the Ohio State University and a Bachelor (Honours) in social pedagogy/social work from the University of Applied Sciences Nürnberg. Prior to joining UNSW Sydney in 2017, Susanne worked for over two decades as a scholar-practitioner with a variety of organisations at the intersection of security and development (the UN Refugee Agency, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University; Swiss Peace Foundation; and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation). She also co-founded and worked with two civil society organisations in Afghanistan. Susanne is active in the development and peace community in Sydney and sits on the Board of Peacifica.