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People

 

Management Team

Professor Christine Chinkin

Professor Christine Chinkin FBA CMG - Director
Emerita Professor of International Law

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Dr Marsha Henry - Deputy Director
Associate Professor

Zoe Gillard

Zoe Gillard - Centre Manager
Contact: z.gillard@lse.ac.uk
+44(0)20 3486 2959

Research and Project Staff

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Lisa Gormley - Research Officer

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Aiko Holvikivi - Researcher, Affiliated Doctoral Candidate

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Kelsey Kamitomo - Projects Officer Contact: K.Kamitomo@lse.ac.uk 

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Dr Zeynep Kaya - Research Fellow

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Dr Paul Kirby - Research Fellow

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Joanne Neenan - Research Fellow 

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Dr Aisling Swaine - Associate Professor

 

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Hannah WrightResearcher, Affiliated Doctoral Candidate

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Dr Punam YadavResearch Fellow

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board exists to provide the Director of the Centre with an external perspective. The Board is comprised of members selected for their ability to provide the benefit of their expertise as commissioners or users of research in the field of women, peace and security.

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Dr Louise Arimatsu is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Exeter University and Visiting Senior Fellow in the Centre for Women, Peace and Security. Read more.

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Dr Susan Atkins CB was the first Service Complaints Commissioner for the UK Armed Forces (2007 – 2015) and former Director of Women and Equality in the Cabinet Office.

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Chloe Dalton is a Director of JP.D.H London Ltd, and former Special Adviser to the Foreign Secretary, 2010-2014.

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Pamela DeLargy is currently Special Advisor to the U.N. Special Representative for Migration. She is a specialist on the Horn of Africa and has worked for two decades to ensure that gender is considered seriously in UN humanitarian and development assistance programmes.

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Baroness Mary Goudie is a senior member of the British House of Lords, and a global advocate for the rights of women and children. Read more.

Kolbassia Haoussou

Kolbassia Haoussou is the Co-founder and Coordinator of the Survivors Speak OUT network. Read more. 

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Baroness Arminka Helic is a member of the British House of Lords, and former Senior Special Adviser to the Foreign Secretary, 2010-2014. 

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Kristina Murrin CBE is a fellow of practice at  Oxford University's School of Government and Lead Innovation advisor at the UK Ministry of Defence.

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Dr Henri Myrttinen is Head of Gender and Peacebuilding at International Alert. Read more.

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Jane Sloane is Director of the Women’s Empowerment Program in the Asia Foundation. Read more. 

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Dr Keina Yoshida is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers Read more.

 

Visiting Professors in Practice

Jane Connors

Jane Connors is International Advocacy Director Law and Policy for Amnesty International, based in Geneva.

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William J Hague, Lord Hague, is co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI).

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Angelina Jolie  DCMG is Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI).

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Madeleine Rees, OBE, is a British lawyer and current Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

 

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Dr Dubravka Šimonovic is United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences.

Visiting Fellows

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Dr Nina Ansary is a bestselling author, historian, and leading authority on women's rights in Iran. 

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Dr Louise Arimatsu is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Law Department, Exeter University, focussing predominantly on international law and war. 

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Gema Fernández Rodríguez de Liévana is a Spanish human rights lawyer who specialises in human trafficking, violence against women and sexual and reproductive rights, acting as senior staff attorney at Women’s Link Worldwide.

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Jane Gordon is an independent barrister and human rights advisor to statutory and public agencies, an accredited gender and sexual violence expert and Legal Director of Sisters For Change.

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Bela Kapur is an independent expert on women, peace and security. 

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Antonia Mulvey is the Founder and Executive Director of Legal Action Worldwide (LAW). 

Neelam Raina

Dr Neelam Raina is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University whose research explores linkages between conflict, poverty, unemployment and culture and development.

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Dr Laura J Shepherd is Associate Professor of International Relations in the School of Social Sciences, UNSW Australia. 

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Dr Inger Skjelsbæk is Research Professor in Political Psychology at the Center for Gender, Peace and Security, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and Associate Professor in Culture and Community Psychology at the Department of Psychology and Center for Research on Extremism, University of Oslo.

Activists in Residence

The Centre for Women, Peace and Security Activists in Residence are activists, local leaders and practitioners from around the world working on the front line of women’s empowerment and human rights. 

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Dr Kawkab Alwadeai is a researcher and trainer focused on women's human rights, gender-based violence, dialogue and peace. She has been working in the field of women's issues since 1996, and currently serves as a Counsellor for the Women National Committee in Yemen.

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Raihana Diani is a women's rights activist from Aceh, Indonesia. She has worked for more than fifteen years on democracy, women’s rights, human rights and post conflict political transformation in Aceh.

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Mossarat Qadeem is the co-founder of PAIMAN Alumni Trust, a non-profit organisation promoting the socio-political and economic empowerment of marginalised Pakistanis. She is an internationally recognised expert on countering violent extremism and de-radicalisation, and has spoken three times at the UN General Assembly on this topic. 

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Erika Rodríguez Gómez is a feminist activist and a defender of Human Rights. For over ten years she has promoted the rights of women and children, especially to prevent sexual violence, forced recruitment and the involvement of children in the armed conflict, with an emphasis on the most deeply affected areas in Colombia. 

Past Visiting Fellows

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Marie Forestier is an independent journalist and researcher with extensive experience working in Muslim countries and in conflict and post-conflict transition. Her current research focuses on sexual violence against Syrian women committed by pro-regime forces.

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Melinda Holmes is advisor and coordinator of the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL), spearheaded by the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) for Women’s Rights, Peace and Security. 

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Lois Moore qualified as an English solicitor in 1981 and practised for many years as a lawyer in Freshfields Brockhaus Derringer and Shearman & Sterling. In 2014 Lois graduated from LSE with an LLM in Human Rights Law. 

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Hilary Stauffer is an international lawyer with extensive experience working on projects in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia. Her specialties include International Law, Rule of Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs and Diplomacy.  She has a B.A. in International Affairs and a J.D. with a concentration in International Law. 

 

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