Merritt joined the Communication team in April 2022. She is studying European Studies at Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg. During her bachelor’s degree, she focused on European Foreign and Security Policy, especially during her digital semester abroad at Nizhny Novgorod University in Russia. Her bachelor thesis deals with the strategic interests behind the European Union’s security agenda in Central Asia. During several internships, she was able to gain work experience, including internships for the regional government of Saxony-Anhalt and at the German-Jordanian University in Amman, Jordan. In her free time, Merritt enjoys engaging in Grassroots Thinktank work at ‘Polis180’.
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