Darina Pellowska2021-09-08T15:29:42+02:00

Darina Pellowska

Title: Research Fellow
Email: darina.pellowska@chaberlin.org

Darina Pellowska is a research fellow at the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) and works on the Shrinking Humanitarian Space. Her research interests include local leadership and participation, humanitarian access and diplomacy, and data and information management in humanitarian contexts.

Prior to joining CHA, Darina worked as a freelance consultant for various aid organisations. Her main areas of expertise included “Accountability to Affected Populations”, partner and risk management, and conflict-sensitive humanitarian assistance. Furthermore, Darina has experience in operational humanitarian project work. At CARE Germany she was responsible for a global WASH Cluster project to improve local, national and regional capacities in emergency preparedness and response. Read more about her background and her research interests in this interview.

Darina holds a Master of Philosophy from the University of Tromsø (Norway) in “Peace and Conflict Transformation” and is currently working on her dissertation on “Risks in humanitarian Project Networks” at the Ruhr-University Bochum. She has international research experience in South Sudan, Sudan and Syria.

Darina speaks German, English, Norwegian and French.