Dr Moritz Schuberth

Dr Moritz Schuberth

CPAID Research Fellow

Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa

English, French, German
Key Expertise
Peacekeeping, Security Governance, Organised Crime, Urban Violence, Africa

About me

Moritz Schuberth is a security and development expert with extensive experience managing projects and conducting research in fragile and conflict-affected settings. Before joining UNODC as Associate Expert in Evaluation, he has been working as Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager for the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, where he has been coordinating research projects with Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Prior to this he has worked at the European Commission, the German Federal Foreign Office and the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees.

Moritz completed a Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies and has published widely on peacekeeping, non-state armed groups, security governance, and organized crime. He consults the US Institute of Peace on approaches towards community-based armed groups in Sub-Saharan Africa and his research on cultural cognitive diversity has been used to train US special forces. He is the author of recent articles in Africa Spectrum; the Journal of Eastern African Studies; Conflict, Security & Development; International Peacekeeping; Contemporary Security Policy; the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development; Stability: International Journal of Security and Development; and Environment and Urbanization.