Eileen Zechmeister, MA


Current Position:
Academic Advisor for International Relations






  • PhD University of Vienna in progress
  • MA Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, 2010
  • BA University of Texas, USA, 2005

Background and Facts

Eileen Zechmeister is an Academic Advisor in the Department of International Relations at WVPU and a PhD candidate in the Department of International Development and Education at the University of Vienna. After completing her BA in German and Government at the University of Texas, she moved to Austria. She then went on to complete her MA in Advanced International Studies at the Diplomatic Academy where she focused on human security and development. She’s worked for the Diakonie (international humanitarian aid), UNODC in UNGIFT (Global Initiative to Fight Trafficking) and EANO (European Association for Neuro Oncology) before joining WVPU in 2014 as an Admissions and Recruitment Officer.