Sabine Otto is Assistant Professor. Her research centers around the variety of armed actors involved in civil wars and how they affect conflict trajectories. In addition, Sabine research concerns challenges of data collections and publication bias. She leads the VR financed project "The Civilian Dimension of Peacekeeping Operations and Human Rights Promotion" (2019 - 2022).
Before joining the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, I finished my PhD entitled “The Grass Is Always Greener? Armed Groups' Side Switching in Civil Conflicts” in February 2016 at the Graduate School of Decision Sciences, University of Konstanz. During my PhD I was also affiliated with the "Communication, Networks and Contention" Research Group at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz. Previously, I was a visiting scholar at the Centre for the Study of Civil War, Peace Research Institute Oslo.
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