Caroline Cornier is a French-German researcher and a member of the junior research group ‘Monetary Sovereignty in West Africa’ led by Kai Koddenbrock. Her research in this group concerns finance and monetary policy in the Franc CFA Monetary Zone and specifically in Ivory Coast. Caroline received her MSc. from Sciences Po Paris and wrote her thesis on the economic and political impact of collective land rights for Afrocolombian communities in the Colombian Pacific region. In her free time, Caroline likes to play saxophone, take photos and travel.