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Dr Kathryn Nash

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Education/Academic qualification

2013Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
From State Security to Human Security: The Evolution of Norms at the Regional Level in Africa
2008Master of Arts, Georgetown University
2004Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University


Dr. Nash is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Political Settlements Research Program (PRSP).  She completed her PhD at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.  Her research focuses on norms, the role of regions in the international community, and peace and security issues.  Prior to beginning her PhD, Dr. Nash worked for the U.S. Department of State first in the Bureau of African Affairs and Office of the Special Envoy to Sudan and then in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations.  She has a Master’s degree in conflict resolution from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University in international relations. 

Research activities & awards

  1. International Studies Association Annual Convention

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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