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Miranda Alison

Honorary Associate Professor in Politics and International Studies
E-mail: miranda dot alison at warwick dot ac dot uk


Miranda Alison was Module Director for Ethnic Conflict and Political Violence (final year undergraduate) and Qualitative Research Methods (Masters/Diploma). She has also previously taught Gender and Development (final year undergraduate). She is a New Zealander and took her BA and MA Hons. in Politics at Auckland University. After completing her MA she worked briefly for the United Nations as an intern with both the Division for the Advancement of Women (New York) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Geneva). She then moved to Belfast to study for a PhD at Queen's University, examining female combatants in non-state (guerrilla/paramilitary/‘terrorist’) military groups in ethno-national conflicts, with Sri Lanka and Northern Ireland as comparative case studies. She has done fieldwork in her case study countries, interviewing female combatants and ex-combatants. Before joining the department at Warwick in September 2004, Miranda held an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Sheffield.

For information on Miranda's research interests, publications and current projects, see the link on the right to research and publications.

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