Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Interested Scholars

The following scholars are interested in this topic:

PhD student in Demography (PPGDEM / UFRN), Master in Demography at PPGDEM / UFRN, graduated in Social Sciences at UFRN. Its performance themes involve fertility dynamics, reproductive preferences, sexual and reproductive health, gender relations, female empowerment and sociodemographic analyzes. He is interested in the areas of Fertility, Family Demography, Demographic Dynamics, Education Demography, Quantitative Sociology, Classical and Contemporary Sociology and Political Science.

Dr. China Academic Discipline: Computer/Data Sciences, Economics, Education, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Sociology Interests Keywords: conflict, global governance, international political economy, International Relations, regional development and policy About me: Sustainable Development Goals: Affordable and Clean Energy, Climate Action, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Gender Equality, Good Health and Well-being, Industry, Innovation and [...]

Cristina Rodrigues combines her extensive regional experience – particularly in the Portuguese speaking countries – with a doctorate degree in African Studies in Social Sciences from the University Institute of Lisbon in Portugal. She brings more than a decade of research and evaluation experience on United Nations, European Union, USAID, and government-funded projects in Africa. Her experience includes conducting baseline assessments, surveys, mid-term and final program evaluations, project evaluations for child labour, human trafficking, gender policy, civil society, social protection, education and environmental protection activities in Africa. She is currently a Senior Researcher with the Nordic Africa Institute in Sweden. She speaks fluent English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.

My current research project focuses on Russia’s soft power in Kyrgyzstan and it aims to explore a varied and deep-rooted Russian influence over different aspects of governance, nation building, economic development and cultural life in Kyrgyzstan. My broader research interests include Central Asian studies, democratisation, democracy and autocracy promotion, and international development.

My main research interests are political economy, comparative politics, and methodology with specialized concentrations in game theory, formal modeling and econometrics. More specifically, I study revolutions, economic development and state repression within countries of the Global South.

I mainly do research on the history of the British Empire and the Commonwealth. I am also interested in inter-imperial relations, particularly those between the British Empire and the Japanese Empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Since I dealt with the transition of British external policy toward its first application to join the European Economic Community (EEC) from the Anglo-American and Commonwealth perspectives in my doctoral thesis (which was submitted to Kyoto University, Japan, in 2006), I am still interested in European Integration as well as Britain’s relations with its Commonwealth partners.

I am an Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University. I am the co-author of the book “Migration Crises and the Structure of International Cooperation” (University of Georgia Press 2018).

Restructuring History is the most futuristic approach towards Development” is the outlook and motivation with which I explore the arena of Area Studies to arrive at Alternative Development strategies by deriving Alternatives to Development in its current form and practice.
A passionate reader engulfed in designing holistic Geopolitical and Economic policies in integration to the Historical adaptations and approaches to the development of South Asia emphasising on the social, economic, political dimensions I see myself taking up a
leadership role at the United Nations and other intragovernmental agencies as a formidable voice from the developing nations, Modern South Asia in particular.
Having completed my masters in International Relations, my research thesis based on Predicting Conflict through AI while my broader interests lie within the frontiers of International Relations, Regional Development, Geopolitics, Economy, History enabling the Strategic Integration of Social Sciences in terms of Policy Thinking and Field Based Practices across the Global South.

MA Political Science Candidate and Graduate Research Assistant at Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Contracted Political Science Research Assistant with the Government of Moncton, NB.

Research areas include comparative politics, electoral politics, application of game theory to Political Science, and minorities and gender politics. Regional interests are North America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.

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