Dr Leslie Vinjamuri

Visiting Fellow, February 2006 to June 2007

Leslie Vinjamuri is an assistant professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service where she teaches courses on International Organization, and International Politics and is a member of the Mortara Center for International Studies.

This academic year, Dr Vinjamuri is a visiting fellow both at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, and the Centre for International Studies at the London School of Economics where she is pursuing research on the effects of justice and accountability on peace negotiations and postwar environments, and the role of nonstate secular and religious actors in transitional justice. She is also completing a book manuscript, Justice, War, and Accountability since 1945. Her research is supported by a grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation. She has also held grants from the Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University, the Center for Democracy and Civil Society at Georgetown University, the Eisenhower Institute, and the Institute for the Study of World Politics.

Dr Vinjamuri has published on issues of accountability and justice in International Security, Survival, and other leading journals of international relations. Prior to joining Georgetown, she was a fellow at Harvard University's John M Olin Institute for Strategic Studies. Dr Vinjamuri is a consultant to NGOs based in Europe and the United States on issues of transitional justice and US foreign policy. Previously, she worked at the Congressional Research Service, and the United States Agency for International Development. Dr Vinjamuri received her PhD from Columbia University in New York City.

Email: l.vinjamuri@lse.ac.uk