Participant Info

First Name
Anne Marie
Last Name
New York University
ethnic conflict, women and peace and security, gender and development, corruption and accountability, democratization, fragile states, mediation and conflict resolution, micro-finance, peacebuilding
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Personal Info

About Me

Political scientist with 30 years of research, teaching, and policy experience in international relations and developing state governance, including gender issues in conflict resolution and peacebuilding, gender and security, comparative politics (South Asia and South and East Africa), poverty reduction, democratization and public sector accountability.

United Nations Policy Director (2005 – 2013) head of the Peace and Security section at UN Women, recognized for driving UN policy advances and operational results in the areas of protection of civilians, prevention of sexual violence as a tactic of warfare, women’s engagement in democratization, community security and transitional justice.

Recent Publications

2016, with Rob Jenkins, ‘Gender, security, and governance: the case of Sustainable Development Goal 16’, in Gender and Development, Special issue:  The Sustainable Development Goals, Vol.  24 issue 1, Oxfam, Oxford.


2016, with Rob Jenkins, ‘Agency and Accountability: Facilitating Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding’, in Feminist Economics, Special Issue on Voice and Agency, Vol. 22 ,Issue 1, January.


2010, with Robert Jenkins,  ‘Addressing Sexual Violence in Internationally Mediated Peace Negotiations, Journal of International Peacekeeping, Vol. 2, pp. 261 – 277

Media Coverage

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