Federica du Pasquier
Federica du Pasquier is a second-year Master student at the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies and a researcher for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA). Previously a fellow at the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation, her focus is in humanitarian negotiations with Islamist non-state armed groups, and on conflict-induced migration in the Mediterranean. Federica has contributed to and subsequently led several field assessments related to these topics, including in Syria, Jordan, Senegal and Italy, and has supported the organization and teaching of a graduate field-course on the humanitarian impact of migration in North Africa. She recently worked as an analyst for the International Committee of the Red Cross’ Humanitarian Exchange Platform (HNx) and as a researcher for the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict’s (PILAC) project on Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement. Federica holds degrees in Law and in International Relations and speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish, German and Arabic.