Anna Lührmann

Candidate for German National Parliament (Bundestag), Green Party


Anna Lührmann is a candidate for the German parliamentary elections in September 2021 and an assistant professor at the University of Gothenburg. Until 2020, she was the Deputy Director of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Institute and prior to turning to academia, Ms. Lührmann was a member of the German Parliament and worked in Sudan for two years. She has also served as a consultant for UNDP, the World Bank, and other organizations . Ms. Lührmann received her Ph.D. in 2015 from Humboldt University in Berlin with a thesis on the United Nation’s electoral assistance and holds an M.A. degree in Research Training in Social Sciences from Humboldt University as well as an M.Sc. degree in Gender and Peace Studies from Ahfad University in Sudan.