Dr. Monika Wohlfeld is the first Holder of the German Chair in Peace and Conflict Prevention, established at MEDAC by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously she was the Deputy Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Head of External Co-operation of the OSCE and, prior to that, Senior Diplomatic Adviser to the OSCE Secretary General. In those positions, Dr. Wohlfeld was inter alia responsible for the OSCE’s Mediterranean dialogue.
She has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Western European Union (now European Union) Institute for Security Studies in Paris, and Researcher at the War Studies Department at King’s College London. Monika Wohlfeld received her Ph.D. in War Studies from King’s College London.