Participant Info

First Name
Kerry
Last Name
Crawford
Country
University
James Madison University
Keywords
Human security, transnational advocacy networks, conflict-related sexual violence, Women Peace and Security (WPS), ethics and international politics, peacekeeping, gender and war, United Nations
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About Me

Dr. Crawford’s research interests include: the political and legal responses to sexual violence in war; human security; ethics in international politics; gender issues related to UN peacekeeping; and the Women, Peace, and Security agenda.

Her book, Defining a Weapon: The International Response to Wartime Sexual Violence (forthcoming 2017), examines how and to what effect advocacy groups and foreign policy decision-makers defined sexual violence as a weapon of war. Dr. Crawford is also involved in a project with James Lebovic and Eric Lawrence exploring public opinion on civilian casualties in US-led military operations. A second book project, Human Security: Theory and Action, co-authored with David Andersen-Rodgers, aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to human security for scholars, students, and practitioners.

 

 

Recent Publications

Dr. Crawford’s work has been published in print in Gender and Development, Armed Forces & Society, and Air and Space Power Journal.  

Her work appears online through academic blogs such as The Monkey Cage and openDemocracy.

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