Christiane Fröhlich is a postdoc researcher at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at Hamburg University. Her research focuses on resource scarcity and power conflicts; “Environmental Migration” as driving force of regional power shifts; as well as gender, conflict and climate change and Postcolonial approaches in peace and conflict studies. Her regional focus is on the Middle East/the Mediterranean. She holds a PhD in sociology from Marburg University, and a Master in Peace Research and Security Policy from Hamburg University.