Maximilian M. Meduna
Policy Analyst | email@example.com
Max Meduna joined IPI in August 2013 as a Policy Analyst. At the Vienna office, Max is focusing on research projects and policy consulting related to peace operations, fragile states and international security. Max was previously an intern at the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) in New York as well as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). His past activities include support to the Academic Forum for Foreign Affairs (AFA) as a board member and research for the Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management (IFK) at the Austrian Ministry of Defence.Max holds Masters Degrees from the Johns Hopkins University SAIS and the Diplomatic Academy as well as the University of Vienna, where he graduated with distinction in the fields of Political Science and Social Anthropology. A bilingual German and Polish speaker, he is also competent in English, Russian, Spanish, French and Italian.
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The Global Observatory
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Responding to Genocide: The Politics of International Action
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