Sarah Ch. Henkel joined hbs Israel as a visiting fellow in February 2019. During her stay with the foundation, Sarah is conducting research on the security implications of climate change in Israel and its immediate neighborhood. Her research is focused on how the effects of climate change are perceived in Israel and in what way this influences Israel’s security policy and relations with its neighbors.
Sarah Ch. Henkel holds an MA in European Studies from Maastricht University as well as a BA in International Relations from Groningen University. Following her studies she has worked in the European Parliament and the Green European Foundation on EU foreign policy. Currently she works as a research assistant at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). Her research interests include EU politics and the intersection of EU home affairs and foreign policy, climate and security/ non-traditional security threats and the Middle East.