Andrea's research interests comprise international relations, global and transnational governance, human rights, climate change and development.
Andrea is a Lecturer in International Politics. Prior to joining the University of Stirling in 2015, she was a Lecturer in International Relations at the Technische Universität Darmstadt in Germany (2012-2015). Her PhD is from the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (Universität Bremen, 2011) and she has previously studied at Cornell University (USA), Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany) and the United Nations Office at Geneva (United Nations Graduate Study Program, Switzerland). Andrea has worked for international organizations, like the International Labour Organization (ILO in Geneva, Switzerland), and non-governmental organizations, such as the National Domestic Workers' Movement (India) or the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (Zambia). She has conducted field research in Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia and Zambia.
Andrea is one of the co-chairs of the Human Rights Working Group of the German Political Science Association.
At Stirling, she is Module Co-ordinator for Human Rights in International Politics (POLU9HR) and Political Concepts and Ideas (POLU912).