Dominik Balthasar is a Researcher and Analyst with the Transatlantic Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Relations and Security, in the framework of which he has worked with Chatham House, the US Institute of Peace, and the EU Institute for Security Studies. His work focuses on issues pertaining to conflict and state fragility, as well as international efforts toward state reconstruction and development, particularly in Somalia. Balthasar has taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and has consulted with a number of international development organizations, including the United Nations and the World Bank in Somalia.
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