Research Fellow 2015-2016

Anita Gohdes

Anita Gohdes

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow, International Security Program, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Anita Gohdes' research focuses on political violence, state repression, and the relationship between new media and conflict. During her fellowship, she is pursuing an empirical study of gender and political violence.

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Emma Heikensten

Emma Heikensten

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
WAPPP Fellow

Using behavioral and experimental economics, Emma Heikensten researches the economics of gender and inequality. More specifically, she concentrates on gender differences in influence by evaluating advice seeking behavior.

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Kathrin Zippel

Kathrin Zippel

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Northeastern University
WAPPP Fellow

Kathrin Zippel's research analyzes gender and mobility in global science. Her work focuses on the European Union, sexual harassment politics, and the long-term effects of parental leave policies in Germany and the United States.

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Bobbi Thomason

Bobbi Thomason

Senior Fellow and Lecturer, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
WAPPP Fellow

Bobbi Thomason's research broadly examines how individual experience work and pursue their careers in globalizing and developing economies. Her research explores, for example, women's attainment of executive leadership in the Middle East and Africa, as well as men and women’s experiences negotiating in local or global settings.

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Vera Mironova

Vera Mironova

Joint Fellow, International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Vera Mironova's research explores how violence affects individuals' attitudes and decision-making. As a WAPPP Fellow, she is examining the role of conflict in the practice of forced marriages of under-age girls in Yemen.

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Laura Sjoberg

Laura Sjoberg

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Florida
WAPPP Fellow

Laura Sjoberg researches gender-based and feminist approaches to the study of international relations and international security. Her research addresses gender and just war theory, women’s violence in global politics, and feminist interpretations of the theory and practice of security policy.

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Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security
WAPPP Fellow

Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security.

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