Elinor Zoë Karl left PRIO in 2024. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Elinor Zoë Karl

Elinor Zoë Karl

Interests and experience

International migration policy, post-colonial and inequality studies as well as photojournalism and creative approaches to science communication.

Previous Experience:

Research Assistant, Maastricht University

Jul 2020 — Jan 2021, Maastricht, The Netherlands

• Transcribing and analyzing qualitative data for a PhD research on conceptions of 'responsibility' in neuroscientific meditation research

Film Production Intern, Video Power

Dec 2019 — Jun 2020, Maastricht, The Netherlands

• Providing creative consultancy to video artists

• Working on set as a producer

• Responsible for the communication with film festivals

Conflict Mediation Intern, Justice and Peace Commission - Caritas

Sep 2016 — Aug 2017, Kumbo, Cameroon

• Assisting conflict mediation

• Preparing presentations for stakeholder meetings and writing field-trip reports


United Nations University Merit and Maastricht University, Double Degree Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development

Sep 2020 — Sep 2021, Maastricht, The Netherlands

• Specialized in Migration Studies

• Graduated cum laude

• Thesis: The Role of Evidence in EU Policy Decisions Investigating the Case of the EU’s Search and Rescue Policy

University College Maastricht, Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sep 2017 — Jul 2020, Maastricht, The Netherlands

• Specialized in humanities and social sciences with a focus on international politics and inequality studies

• Graduated cum laude

• Thesis: The Fullness of Empty Museums - Exploring the Role of Micro-History Research in Decolonizing Ethnographic Museum

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Semester Abroad

Jan 2019 — Jun 2019, Hong Kong

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