Dr. Julia Leininger, German Development Institute

Dr. Julia Leininger chairs the research program “Transformations of Political Order: Governance, Values and Peace” at the German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in Bonn. She also co-coordinates DIE’s Africa research. Julia teaches at the University Duisburg-Essen and in DIE’s renowned Postgraduate Course for Future Professionals in Development Policy and is a regular faculty member of DIE’s Global Governance School. Her comparative research focuses on explaining political transformation, social cohesion in Africa and international engagement to support democratization. 

Julia participated in Panel 3: Democracy and Human Rights.