Christiane Fröhlich is Visiting Professor for International Politics and Peace Research at the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at Hamburg University. Her research focuses on environmental migration in the Middle East as well as the intersection between human mobility and conflict more generally. In the past, she has worked extensively on water conflicts on the international, national and local levels, as well as on the Israeli-Palestinian core conflict and its role for Middle Eastern geopolitics. She holds a PhD from the Center for Conflict Studies at Marburg University, and a Master in Peace Research and Security Policy from Hamburg University.