Barbora is a doctoral candidate in Political Science (International Relations track), pursuing a minor in Social Science Methodology. She undertakes research on conflict prevention, resolution, and post-conflict reconstruction. She is particularly interested in issues related to power-sharing, autonomy, peacekeeping, and civil war recurrence. As regards methodology, Barbora specialises in set-theoretic and quantitative methods. In addition to her studies, she has been working at CEU as a teaching assistant for methodological and peacebuilding-related courses. She graduated from Masaryk University and – as a part of her MA degree – also studied at the University of Essex. Prior to enrolling in the PhD, Barbora gained professional experience at miscellaneous non-governmental organisations, an academic centre (Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy), and the Parliament of the Czech Republic.