Barbara Mittelhammer is an independent, Berlin-based political analyst and consultant. Her research focuses on feminist foreign policy, gender in peace and security, human security and the role of civil society in EU foreign policy making. She has published on applying feminist foreign policy, i.a. towards Iran and Syria, and has worked, i.a. with Carnegie Europe, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, and the German Foreign Office. In addition, she is a certified mediator.
Prior, she was working with a political consultancy, and was press officer and project manager with the Munich Security Conference. Barbara Mittelhammer studied political science, international law and cultural anthropology in Munich and Paris.