Sabrina Karim

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Fellow

Sabrina Karim (PhD, Emory University) will start as an assistant professor in Government at Cornell University in 2017. Her research interests include gender reforms in the post-conflict security sector and in peacekeeping, the effect of security sector reform on peace and security, third party involvement in peace processes, and the relationship between conflict-related violence and post-conflict sexual violence.  She is the co-author of a forthcoming book with Oxford University Press entitled Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping.  She has forthcoming and published work related to security, peacekeeping, and gender in International Organization, The Journal of Peace Research, International Interactions, and International Peacekeeping

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At the Dickey Center, she will finish her second book manuscript on the effects of security sector reform in post-conflict countries.  Additionally, she is working on a project in Liberia that explores micro-level violence, particularly focusing on whether war-time violence is a predictor of post-conflict rape.  

She is a recipient of both the Fulbright Fellowship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship and has received grants from the International Growth Centre, the Folke Bernadotte Academy and the National Science Foundation to conduct her research.   She received her master’s degree as a Clarendon Scholar from Oxford University and her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.

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HB 6048
Education: 
B.S. Georgetown University
M.S. Oxford University
M.A. Emory University
Ph.D. Emory University
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