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Alexandra Marksteiner

Research Assistant

Alexandra Marksteiner

Alexandra Marksteiner

Alexandra Marksteiner is a Research Assistant with the Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. In this capacity, she collects and analyses data on arms transfers, military expenditure and the arms industry. Among her areas of research are the concentration and internationalisation of the arms industry and the financial value of arms exports.

Prior to joining SIPRI, she interned with the Security and Strategy Team at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. She has also worked for the Atlantic Council, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and the UN Department of Peace Operations. During her graduate studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS, she focused on the nexus between international security, defence cooperation and economic principles.

Subject expertise

International security, joint military procurement, arms industry, military technology, European defence integration, NATO alliance, transatlantic defence relations, arms control, international law.

Regional expertise

Europe, North America, Global commons.

German, English, Spanish, French

M.A. in Strategic Studies and International Economics, Johns Hopkins SAIS, B.A. in International Studies and Political Science, Johns Hopkins University

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