Samantha S. Melis Msc
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Samantha Melis is a PhD candidate involved in the research project on disaster response in complex scenarios. She has both research and professional experience in (post)conflict countries, working as a Programme Advisor for ZOA in Burundi for three years, coordinating an impact-evaluation research in Liberia and conducting research in the Palestinian Terroritories on water as a source of mobilization and dissent. She has further been involved in short-term work for the Palestinian Hydrology Group in Ramallah and The Carter Center in Atlanta. She has an interdisciplinary academic background: BA Liberal Arts and Sciences, MA Conflict Studies and Human Rights and MSc Cultures and Development Studies.