Hannah is a Researcher at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security as well as a PhD student at the LSE’s Department of Gender Studies, studying the relationship between gendered organisational cultures and discourses in foreign policy-making institutions and approaches to international peace and security.
Prior to joining the Centre, Hannah worked as a policy adviser on gender, peace and security issues for Saferworld, an international peacebuilding NGO, where she conducted research and analysis on gender and conflict in the Middle East, North Africa, South and Central Asia, as well as doing advocacy toward national and international policymakers. Previously, Hannah worked as a researcher in the UK Parliament with a focus on foreign policy issues, and prior to that worked with a women’s rights organisation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Hannah holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Gender and International Relations from the University of Bristol.
- Watson, C, Wright, H & Groenewald, H (2016). Gender analysis of conflict toolkit. London: Saferworld and Uganda Land Alliance.
- Wright, H, Khan Z & Brethfeld, J (2016), Gender and community security. London: Saferworld.
- Wright, H (2015), Ending sexual violence and the war system – or militarizing feminism? International Feminist Journal of Politics, 17 (3), 503-7.
- Wright, H (2014), Masculinities, conflict and peacebuilding: perspectives on men through a gender lens. London: Saferworld.
- Wright, H (2013), Gender, peace and security and the post-2015 framework. New York: UN Women.
Selected blogs and op-eds
- Wright, H (2017), Gender in policymaking is about more than counting women. LSE Women, Peace and Security blog.
- Wright, H (2015), 1325: A useful tool for activists? Peace in Progress, issue 25.
- Wright, H (2015), The High Level Review on Women, Peace and Security: A tale of two viewpoints. Saferworld.
- Wright, H (2015), Masculinities and the women, peace and security agenda: Strengthening or watering down? Saferworld.
- Wright, H (2014), Addressing notions of masculinity that drive conflict. Thomson Reuters.
- Wright, H (2014), Beijing, 1325 and beyond: Taking women, peace and security back to its roots. Saferworld.
- Wright, H (2014), Gender equality and peace are linked – the post-2015 agenda should reflect it. The Guardian.