Project Manager
Peace & Recovery Program

Irina manages the Social Cohesion in Divided Societies Research project aimed at informing social cohesion programming strategies. Prior to joining IPA, Irina worked with the International Conflict Research group at ETH Zurich, and as a Fellow with the Center for International Peace Operations, United Nations Department of Peace Operations, and Interpeace. In these roles, she engaged in data collection efforts, developing strategies, and conducting research related to peace and conflict and the use of digital technologies in peace operations. She holds a Master in Comparative and International Studies from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) and a Bachelor in Political Science from the University of Zurich.