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Matteo Guidotti
Research Associate
   
Contact: Email: matteo.guidotti (at) graduateinstitute.ch
   
Biography:

Matteo Guidotti holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Geneva, Switzerland (2012). He has a Bachelor in Economics (1995) and a Bachelor in Political Sciences from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland (1997); he further gained a Master in Public Management and Policy Evaluation (University of Geneva, 1999), and later a Master in Advanced Developed Studies (The Graduate Institute, 2004).

He lectures at The Graduate Institute in several program for master-level students and in the Executive Education Department for development practitioners. At the Graduate Institute, he is also the head of the Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP) for African English-speaking countries, a program run in collaboration with several partners around the world.

Matteo has extended field experience in the areas of governance, decentralization, and institutional reforms. Since 2004, as a consultant and evaluator, he provides technical assistance and evaluation services to central and local governments, development agencies, international organizations, as well as local and international NGOs in Europe, Southeast and Central Asia, and North Africa.

As a senior trainer, since 2008, Matteo designs and delivers courses in Results-Based Management, Project Cycle Management and Monitoring, and Evaluation to senior officials, development specialists, and experts.

He is a member of the Technical Committee of the Swiss-Italian NGOs Federation (FOSIT), a member of the Swiss Evaluation Society (SEVAL), as well as a member of the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS).

   
Field(s) of Interest: 
  • State building and governance
  • Political economy of state reforms
  • Policy implementation and evaluation
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Performance management and change management
  • Results-Based Management and theories of change
   
   

 

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Elisabeth Meur
Research Associate
   
Contact:

Email: elisabeth.meur (at) graduateinstitute.ch

   
Biography:
Dr Elisabeth Meur has a background in Political Sciences and International Relations. She also holds a Master degree in Contemporary Arab and Muslim Worlds from UNIL and UNIGE (2007). She studied Political Psychology at the University of Stanford (Palo Alto) and Emotions in International Relations at the University of Washington (Seattle). In 2014, she completed her PhD in International Relations (Academy of Louvain, University of Namur and Tocqueville Chair in Security Policies), examining the Influence of resentment in the Lebanese-Syrian securitization. Her research stands right at the cross of Security Studies and Political Psychology and mainly focuses on the role of social emotions in conflict and post-conflict situations. She is particularly interested in the influence of complex social emotions following traumatic events on security and foreign policy. Her studies involve interdisciplinary studies in International Political Psychology and mixed methods from Social Sciences and Psychology. She has conducted empirical research in Lebanon and Syria since 2006 and currently holds the position of research project coordinator and lecturer at CERAH.
   

Field(s) of Interest

  • Political Psychology
  • Emotions in World Politics
  • Security Studies
  • Securtization Theory
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Middle East Studies (Lebanon, Syria)
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Research Methods
   
Selected Publication
  • Meur E. (accepted, forthcoming, 2017), “The main Contribution of Psychology to FP(A). The case of Emotions”, Special issue of The European Review of International Studies.

  • Baele S., Sterck O., Meur E. (2014), “The collective dimension of emotion in International Relations: Theory, measurement, and agenda. The case of the 2011 Palestinian statehood bid”. Journal of Conflict Resolution.

  • Meur E., Legendre M. (2013), “La psychologie politique internationale”, in Balzacq T., Ramel F. (dir.), Traité de Relations internationales, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po.

  • Meur E. (2013), “Resentment as an Emotion Regulation Strategy in International Politics: The Lebanese Syrian Relationship”, in Fantini B., Martin Moruno D., Moscoso J., On Resentment: Essays on the Cultural history of an omitted emotion, Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Meur E. (2012), Liban-Syrie: inextricables destins? Etude des relations libano-syriennes de 1998 à 2006, Bruxelles, PIE Lang.

  • Meur E. (2010), “Rapprochement libano-syrien: une normalisation contrariée ”. Revue internationale et stratégique, N°77.

 

 

 

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Elisabeth Meur
Research Associate
   
Contact:

Email: elisabeth.meur (at) graduateinstitute.ch

   
Biography:
Dr Elisabeth Meur has a background in Political Sciences and International Relations. She also holds a Master degree in Contemporary Arab and Muslim Worlds from UNIL and UNIGE (2007). She studied Political Psychology at the University of Stanford (Palo Alto) and Emotions in International Relations at the University of Washington (Seattle). In 2014, she completed her PhD in International Relations (Academy of Louvain, University of Namur and Tocqueville Chair in Security Policies), examining the Influence of resentment in the Lebanese-Syrian securitization. Her research stands right at the cross of Security Studies and Political Psychology and mainly focuses on the role of social emotions in conflict and post-conflict situations. She is particularly interested in the influence of complex social emotions following traumatic events on security and foreign policy. Her studies involve interdisciplinary studies in International Political Psychology and mixed methods from Social Sciences and Psychology. She has conducted empirical research in Lebanon and Syria since 2006 and currently holds the position of research project coordinator and lecturer at CERAH.
   

Field(s) of Interest

  • Political Psychology
  • Emotions in World Politics
  • Security Studies
  • Securtization Theory
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Middle East Studies (Lebanon, Syria)
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Research Methods
   
Selected Publication
  • Meur E. (accepted, forthcoming, 2017), “The main Contribution of Psychology to FP(A). The case of Emotions”, Special issue of The European Review of International Studies.

  • Baele S., Sterck O., Meur E. (2014), “The collective dimension of emotion in International Relations: Theory, measurement, and agenda. The case of the 2011 Palestinian statehood bid”. Journal of Conflict Resolution.

  • Meur E., Legendre M. (2013), “La psychologie politique internationale”, in Balzacq T., Ramel F. (dir.), Traité de Relations internationales, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po.

  • Meur E. (2013), “Resentment as an Emotion Regulation Strategy in International Politics: The Lebanese Syrian Relationship”, in Fantini B., Martin Moruno D., Moscoso J., On Resentment: Essays on the Cultural history of an omitted emotion, Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Meur E. (2012), Liban-Syrie: inextricables destins? Etude des relations libano-syriennes de 1998 à 2006, Bruxelles, PIE Lang.

  • Meur E. (2010), “Rapprochement libano-syrien: une normalisation contrariée ”. Revue internationale et stratégique, N°77.

 

 

 

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Elisabeth Meur
Research Associate
   
Contact:

Email: elisabeth.meur (at) graduateinstitute.ch

   
Biography:
Dr Elisabeth Meur has a background in Political Sciences and International Relations. She also holds a Master degree in Contemporary Arab and Muslim Worlds from UNIL and UNIGE (2007). She studied Political Psychology at the University of Stanford (Palo Alto) and Emotions in International Relations at the University of Washington (Seattle). In 2014, she completed her PhD in International Relations (Academy of Louvain, University of Namur and Tocqueville Chair in Security Policies), examining the Influence of resentment in the Lebanese-Syrian securitization. Her research stands right at the cross of Security Studies and Political Psychology and mainly focuses on the role of social emotions in conflict and post-conflict situations. She is particularly interested in the influence of complex social emotions following traumatic events on security and foreign policy. Her studies involve interdisciplinary studies in International Political Psychology and mixed methods from Social Sciences and Psychology. She has conducted empirical research in Lebanon and Syria since 2006 and currently holds the position of research project coordinator and lecturer at CERAH.
   

Field(s) of Interest

  • Political Psychology
  • Emotions in World Politics
  • Security Studies
  • Securtization Theory
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Middle East Studies (Lebanon, Syria)
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Research Methods
   
Selected Publication
  • Meur E. (accepted, forthcoming, 2017), “The main Contribution of Psychology to FP(A). The case of Emotions”, Special issue of The European Review of International Studies.

  • Baele S., Sterck O., Meur E. (2014), “The collective dimension of emotion in International Relations: Theory, measurement, and agenda. The case of the 2011 Palestinian statehood bid”. Journal of Conflict Resolution.

  • Meur E., Legendre M. (2013), “La psychologie politique internationale”, in Balzacq T., Ramel F. (dir.), Traité de Relations internationales, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po.

  • Meur E. (2013), “Resentment as an Emotion Regulation Strategy in International Politics: The Lebanese Syrian Relationship”, in Fantini B., Martin Moruno D., Moscoso J., On Resentment: Essays on the Cultural history of an omitted emotion, Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Meur E. (2012), Liban-Syrie: inextricables destins? Etude des relations libano-syriennes de 1998 à 2006, Bruxelles, PIE Lang.

  • Meur E. (2010), “Rapprochement libano-syrien: une normalisation contrariée ”. Revue internationale et stratégique, N°77.