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Biography

Anna Unger is a PhD Candidate in, and the Postgraduate Research Student Representative of the Defence Studies Department. She is also the PGR Student Representative of the Defence & Diplomacy Research Theme at the School of Security Studies. Anna holds an MA in International Security from the University of Sussex, a BA (Hons) in Marketing from The University of Hull and a BA in International Relations from Corvinus University of Budapest.

Anna works as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the War Studies Department, the Department of European and International Studies, and the Defence Studies Department.

Prior to joining King’s, Anna worked at the Hungarian Ministry of Defence, and held a position as a diplomat and defence counsellor at the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the European Union.

 

Research Interests

  • European integration in the area of security and defence
  • EU-led military operations and missions
  • EU military capability development
  • The security-development nexus
  • EU-UN cooperation in crisis management

 

Thesis

Able and Willing? Material factors shaping European defence integration

Supervisors