Maria Martin de Almagro Iniesta

MartindeAlmagro2021Gent.jpgPosition: Assistant Professor.  She is also Associate Editor for the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, member of the FBA Research Working Groups and of the Varieties of Peace Research Network.
Academic interests: Her research focuses on gender politics, international security governance and the micro-dynamics of war-to-peace transitions (i.e. peacebuilding practices and transnational justice mechanisms) in West Africa and in the Great Lakes area. Much of her work investigates concepts and performances of authority, legitimacy, and power through poststructural and postcolonial accounts and feminist and interpretive methodologies.   Her primary empirical research interests focus on the United Nations Security Council’s Women, Peace and Security agenda. She has written extensively on the advocacy around, and implementation of, the Women, Peace and Security agenda at global, national, and local levels in post-conflict contexts.  
Keywords: gender, peace, and security; global governance; civil wars; resources; discourse analysis, power and legitimacy
Current research project:
  • Soldiers of Peace (BOF)
  • Gender, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change