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Vera Axyonova

Marie Curie REWIRE Fellow at the University of Vienna

YGLN Civil Society Austria

Vera Axyonova is Marie Curie REWIRE Fellow at the University of Vienna and Principal Investigator of the project “Expert Knowledge in Times of Crisis”. Previously, Vera worked in research, science management and policy consulting, including as the Managing Director of “Academics in Solidarity”, a transnational mentoring program for at-risk scholars at Freie Universität Berlin, Assistant Professor for International Integration at Justus Liebig University Giessen, and Hurford Next Generation Fellow with the Carnegie Endowment’s Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative. Vera Axyonova is co-founder of the ECPR Research Network on Statehood, Sovereignty and Conflict. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences.