Sophie Kaldor is a PhD in International Relations Candidate examining hegemonic contestation's effect on common sense truths in international politics. Sophie is a teaching assistant for IR101 Contemporary Issues in IR, and is the coordinator of the Department's Security & Statecraft Research Cluster. Prior to LSE, Sophie completed her MA Global Affairs at Yale’s Jackson School of Global Affairs, where she concentrated on countering disinformation and violent extremism. Throughout her studies Sophie has worked for London-based think tank ISD (Institute for Strategic Dialogue), and as a research assistant to Zoe Chance (Yale SOM) and Claire Yorke (Centre for War Studies). Prior to her MA, Sophie was an analyst at a global risk advisory firm. Sophie holds a BA (Languages) (Honours) from Sydney University, for which she won the University Medal.
Sophie is a Swiss and Australian citizen and is fluent in English and German.
A Tale of Two Truths: How the Fake, the False and the True are Remade by World Order
- IR101 Contemporary Issues in IR (LSE)
Professor Peter Trubowitz
Research Cluster affiliation
Security and Statecraft Research Cluster