Zsófia Baumann MA

Junior Researcher

  • Department:
    Research Department


Zsófia Baumann is a junior researcher at the research strand Human Dignity and Human Security, where she works on projects related to foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), as well as monitoring and evaluation. Her research focuses on the reintegration and rehabilitation of terrorist offenders.

Prior to joining the Asser Instituut, Zsófi worked for the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) as a liaison and communications officer. Previously, as a journalist she covered violent conflicts in Europe and the Middle East, radicalization and homegrown terrorism. A former consultant, Zsófi has also worked at the European Parliament, NATO and the UN.

Zsófi holds a Master's degree in International Relations from the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary and a second Master's degree in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, CA.


Biden’s National Security Strategy: Domestic Threats Take Centre Stage, ICCT Perspectives, 8 April 2021