Juliana Suess

Research Analyst and Policy LeadMilitary Sciences


Juliana is Research Analyst and Policy Lead on Space Security for the Military Sciences group at RUSI. She was previously Project Officer and Research Analyst at the RUSI Leadership Centre.

In 2018, Juliana completed her MA in Conflict, Security and Development at King’s College London, where her dissertation focussed on recruitment approaches employed by insurgent groups. Furthermore, her MA research included the efficacy of ISAF in Afghanistan, the role of the internet in radicalisation processes and the Sri Lankan civil war.

Prior to joining RUSI, she was an intern for the Development, Concept and Doctrine Centre, the independent think tank of the Ministry of Defence. There she researched varied topic areas, including geo-strategic, security and stabilisation topics, as well as future and contemporary trends in warfare. Juliana also holds a BA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Reading.

Previously, she has been involved in research projects including the effects of the use of explosives and the voting motivations in the 2016 US presidential election.

Her research interests include political violence, intrastate wars, military strategy and post-conflict efforts, such as disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programmes.


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