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 an 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.