Research interests

  • Security Governance
  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs)
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Humanitarianism
  • Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • International Organizations


Research projects

"Militarization 2.0: Militarization's social media footprint through a gendered lens". International collaborative research project with Susan Jackson (Malmö), Nick Robinson (Leeds), Jutta Joachim (Hannover), funded by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsradet), 2013-2107.

"Promoters of Gender Mainstreaming? International Organizations and UNSCR 1325". Collaborative research project with Anne Jenichen (University of Bremen) and Jutta Joachim (Leibniz University Hannover), funded by the Folke Bernadotte Academy, Sweden, Januar 2013 - December 2014.

"Privatization of Security and Private Military and Security Companies". Research network funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2012-2015.


Research cooperations 

Andrea Schneiker is a member of the UNSCR 1325 research working group of the Folke Bernadotte Academy (Sweden)

program  of the 2012 workshop at Emory University, Atlanta

program  of the 2016 workshop in Hofburg (Vienna), Austria 

Andrea Schneiker is a member of the research group "discourse research in International Relations"  of the german association for political science research



  • British Journal of Political Science
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs
  • Critical Studies on Security
  • Disasters
  • European Journal of International Relations
  • International Interactions
  • International Journal
  • International Migration
  • International Studies Perspectives
  • International Studies Review
  • Journal of Peace Research
  • Journal of the Indian Ocean Region
  • Millennium
  • Politics & Gender
  • Regulation & Governance
  • Review of International Studies
  • Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy
  • Sage Open
  • Security Dialogue
  • Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (ZeFKo)
  • Friedensgutachten
  • Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy
  • Austrian Political Science Association (AuPSA/ÖGPW)
  • German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

  From January 2018 on, Andrea Schneiker will be member of the Editorial Boards of the journal Contemporary Security Policy


  • Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (AFK)
  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • European International Studies Association (EISA)
  • Women in International Security (WIIS)
  • International Humanitarian Studies Association (IHSA)