Berenike Firestone (née Schott)

Berenike Firestone (née Schott)

Research Interest

Bio

Berenike Firestone (née Schott) is a Ph.D. candidate and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. Her research interests include electoral sociology and the far right, historical legacies of political regimes and ideologies, and the link between civic engagement and democracy. Prior to coming to Columbia University, Berenike worked at the World Bank in Washington, DC, on projects aimed at strengthening citizen engagement and social accountability. She holds an MA in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and a BA in Liberal Arts from Maastricht University and enjoys crossing geographical and disciplinary borders.

Education

  • M.A. in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University (2014)
  • M.A. in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University (2014)
  • B.A. in Liberal Arts from Maastricht University (2011)