PhD, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Mona Bieling is a first year doctoral student at the department of International History at the Graduate Institute. Her PhD research focuses on the role of forestry in the process of Israeli state- and nation-building. She is the research assistant for the project “The Myth of Homogeneity - Minority Protection and Assimilation in Western Europe, 1919-1939”, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and managed by Professor Davide Rodogno and post-doctoral researcher Emmanuel Dalle Mulle. Mona holds a BA in Language and Culture Studies from the University of Utrecht and a MA in International History from the Graduate Institute. She has spent semesters abroad at the University of Haifa, Israel, as well as at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.