CONTRIBUTOR:

Ulrike Esther Franke

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

PhD Student

DEPARTMENT:

Politics & International Relations

INSTITUTION:

University of Oxford

BIOGRAPHY:

Ulrike Esther Franke is finishing her doctoral dissertation in International Relations at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sir Hew Strachan and Lucas Kello. In her work Ulrike focuses on the military implications of the increasing use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) by Western armed forces and the Revolution in Military Affairs. Ulrike has published widely on drone warfare, drone proliferation and autonomous weapon systems. She holds a BA from Sciences Po Paris and a double MA degree from Sciences Po Paris and the University of St. Gallen.