Christina’s research interests include peace and conflict management studies with a specific focus on the intersectionality of business, forced migration, and the meaningful inclusion and participation of women in fragile and conflict-affected situations.
Currently, she is a Visiting Fellow at IDEAS, the London School of Economics and Political Science’s foreign policy think tank and adjunct faculty member at Vesalius College in Brussels.
Up until 2019, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, the official political think tank of the European People’s Party. She is Co-Chair of the International Crisis Group’s Ambassador Council and Chair of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, Business for Peace working group. She is a member of the network for Academic Friends of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office, Co-Opinion Network’s study group on youth employment in the Middle East North Africa region; Hollings Center’s dialogue groups on Profits to Peace, Iraq’s Foreign Policy and Economic Challenges and U.S.-Egypt Relations. She is Co-Founder of the Women in Foreign Policy Turkey chapter and has participated in numerous Track II dialogue initiatives throughout the Middle East and Turkey.