Meet the students who are affiliated to the Programme
Monalisa Adhikari is reading for a PhD at University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science. Her thesis is tentatively titled ‘International Influences and Engagement on Processes and Outcomes of Political Settlements in Fragile and Conflict-affected States’. She is supervised by Dr Wilfred Swenden, Prof Christine Bell and Dr Jan Pospisil.
Jeremy Armon is reading for a PhD at the University of Edinburgh. His thesis is titled ‘Leadership Succession and the Politics of Development: a comparative study of Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda 2012-17’, and he is supervised by Dr Sara Rich Dorman and Dr Sarah Vaughan.
Megan Bastick is reading for a PhD at Edinburgh Law School. Her thesis is titled ‘Military Responses to Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict’ and is supervised by Christine Bell and Claire Duncanson.
Hannah den Boer
Hannah den Boer is currently a Research Assistant for Kathryn Nash on a project on responses by intergovernmental organisations in the Global South to the COVID-19 outbreak. She is currently also assisting Laura Wise and Sanja Badanjak on a research project on the implications of ceasefires called as a result of COVID-19. Hannah recently completed her MSc in International Development at the University of Edinburgh.
Fiona Knäussel is a Student Fellow with the PSRP from November 2019 – July 2020. Fiona recently completed her LLB at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include gender perspectives in peace processes, women’s rights during conflict, and the application of PeaceTech to women’s peacebuilding activities.
Johanna Rodehau-Noack is reading for a PhD in International Relations at the London School of Economics. Her work is on the role of norms in political marketplaces and political settlements.