Research Associate

Steffen JEnsen

Research associate

Jensen

 

 

 

  • Conflict and violence

  • Torture and state violence

  • Displacement and refugees

  • Documentation and knowledge production in human rights

  • Urban and rural politics

  • Gangs, militias, vigilante groups and police

  • Corruption and violence as exchange relations

  • Development and human rights

  • Regional specialization in South Africa and the Philippines and secondary in Algeria and Denmark

Contact: sje@dignityinstitute.dk

Alain Tschudin

Research associate

Alain Tschudin

 



 

  • Conflict transformation

  • Peacebuilding

  • Human rights & International humanitarian law

  • Public policies

  • South Africa

Contact: alain@gga.org 

 

Róisín Burke

Research associate

Róisín Burke

 

 

 

  • International law

  • Law of peace operations

  • Women peace and security

  • Rule of law and gender justice post conflict

  • Pacific, Timor Leste, Somalia, Nagorno-Karabakh

Contact: roisin.burke@gmail.com

 

Agathe Mora

Research associate

AMora Nov

 

 

 

  • Legal and political anthropology

  • Administrative and international law

  • International institutions and corporations

  • Regulatory spaces and audit bureaucracies

  • Extractive economies and commodity trade

  • Human rights

  • Property

  • Europe, Kosovo, India

Contact: agathe.mora@graduateinstitute.ch

 

 

Jean Pascal Zanders

Research associate

Jean Pascal Zanders

 

 

 

  • Armament and disarmament dynamics

  • Terrorism

  • Foresighting analysis

Contact: jpzanders@the-trench.org

 

Jordi Tejel

Research associate

Tejel-Gorgas_Jordi

 

 

 

  • History of the contemporary Middle East

  • Colonialism in the interwar era

  • Nationalism, minority conflicts, and political arrangements as a tool for conflict resolution in plural societies

  • Social mobilization, in particular student movements in the Middle East

  • State-building and Trans-border relations

  • Bordering processes and "frontier effects"

Contact: jordi.tejel@graduateinstitute.ch

 

Fritz Brugger

Research associate

FBR

 

 

 

  • Natural resource governance

  • Illicit financial flows and the political economy of international tax policy

  • Policy coherence for development

  • Political economy of global governance

Contact: fritz.brugger@nadel.ethz.ch

Alaa tartir

Research associate

Tartir

 

 

 

  • Political Economy of development and international aid

  • State-building and governance in conflict-affected areas

  • Security Sector Reform and securitized development

  • Public Policy Analysis

  • Political Economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory

  • Palestinian politics

  • Arab-Israeli conflict

Contact: alaa.tartir@graduateinstitute.ch

 

Patricia Vasquez

Research associate

Vasquez

 

 

 

  • Socio-economic impacts of extractive industries, particularly in producing areas

  • Decentralization processes around the development of extractive industries

  • Minority dynamics around extractive industries

  • Conflicts and natural resource developments

  • Socio-political dynamics around natural resource developments

Contact: patricia_vasquez@jhu.edu

 

Brian ganson

Research associate

 

 

 

  • Business engagement in fragile environments

  • Organizational capabilities for effective engagement in post-conflict and other complex environments

  • The impact of donor policy, priorities, and recipient relations on the effectiveness of local efforts at the intersection of peacebuilding and development

  • Rights compatible, interest-based approaches to the settlement of company/community conflicts

Contact: brian@ganson.org 

 

Ibrahim Saïd

Research associate

 

 

 

  • Political Economy of development and international aid

  • Legal and political anthropology 

  • Anthropology of policy 

  • Economic anthropology 

  • Evidence based interventions and policy evaluation 

  • Post-colonial and settler colonial studies/ colonial governmentality 

  • Social and solidarity economy 

  • Preventing violent extremism 

  • Israel Palestine/ Middle East and North Africa

Contact: ibrahim.said@graduateinstitute.ch