Anna-Lena Hönig was a researcher and lecturer at the University of Mannheim. She is a member of the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim and the Research School on Peace and Conflict at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Her research analyzes cooperation between non-state actors, such as NGOs, social movements, and terrorist organizations. She has a special interest in social network analysis, survey experiments, Central Asia, and higher education didactic. Her research has been funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Postgraduate Research Grants Program of Baden-Wuerttemberg, and the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS). She is a co-founder of the annual Workshop on Conflict Dynamics at Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
Anna-Lena holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Mannheim. She studied at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, The School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D.C., and Marmara University, Istanbul. She has taught a variety of courses in the areas of International Relations and Research Methods. Anna-Lena taught at the International Information Technologies University, Almaty, the University of International Business, Almaty, and the University of Mannheim. In 2015, she received the Baden-Wuerttemberg-Certificate in Higher Education Didactic.