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Kathleen M. Jennings
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Complete CV and attachments

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Researcher (on leave)

PhD in Political Science, University of Oslo

M.Phil in Politics, St.Antony's College, University of Oxford

BA (Hons) in Political Science, Stanford University

Research areas

Peacebuilding and peacekeeping operations, gender, Africa, political economy, private security

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Publications

Articles

  • Jennings, K.M. (forthcoming) “Blue Helmet Havens: Peacekeeping as Bypassing in Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo”, International Peacekeeping.

  • Jennings, K.M. and M. Bøås (2015) “Transactions and Interactions: Everyday Life in the Peacekeeping Economy”, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 281-295.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2015) “Life in a ‘Peace-kept’ City: Encounters with the Peacekeeping Economy”, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 296-315.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2014) "Service, sex and security: Gendered peacekeeping economies in Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo", Security Dialogue, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 1-18.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2012) “Privatizing Peace”, Review Article, International Peacekeeping, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 130-134.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2012) “Governing Disorder: UN Peace Operations, International Security, and Democratization in the Post-Cold War Era (by Laura Zanotti)”, Book Review, International Peacekeeping, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 665-668.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2010) "Unintended Consequences of Intimacy: Political Economies of Peacekeeping and Sex Tourism", International Peacekeeping, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 229-243.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2009) "The political economy of DDR in Liberia: a gendered critique", Conflict, Security & Development, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 475-494.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2008) "Unclear ends, unclear means: Reintegration in postwar societies – The Case of Liberia", Global Governance, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 327-345.

  • Jennings, K.M. and A. Kaspersen (2008), "Introduction: Integration Revisited", International Peacekeeping, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 443-452.

  • Jennings, K.M. and A. Kaspersen (2008), "Conclusion: Integration Going Forward", International Peacekeeping, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 582-587.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2007) "The Struggle to Satisfy: DDR Through the Eyes of Ex-Combatants in Liberia", International Peacekeeping, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 1-15.

  • Bøås, M. and K.M. Jennings (2007) "'Failed States' and 'State Failure': Threats or Opportunities?", Globalizations, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 475-485.

  • Bøås, M. and K.M. Jennings (2005) "Insecurity and Development: The rhetoric of the 'failed' state", European Journal for Development Research, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 385-395.

Fafo-reports

Fafo-papers

Other Fafo-publications

Book chapters

  • Jennings, K.M. (2015) “United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)” , in Joachim A. Koops, Norrie MacQueen, Thierry Tardy and Paul D. Williams (eds) Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 694-706.
  • Jennings, K.M. (2015) “United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL)”, in Joachim A. Koops, Norrie MacQueen, Thierry Tardy and Paul D. Williams (eds) Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 454-461.
  • Bøås, M. and K.M. Jennings (2012) "Rebellion and warlordism: the spectre of neopatrimonialism", in Daniel Bach and Mamoudou Gazibo (eds) Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond, Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 124-131.
  • Jennings, K.M. (2008) "Securitizing the Economy of Reintegration in Liberia", in Michael Pugh, Neil Cooper and Mandy Turner (eds), Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding, Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp.157-170.
  • Bøås, M. and K.M. Jennings (2008) "War in the Great Lakes Region and Ugandan Conflict Zones: Micro-regionalisms and Meta-narratives", in Fredrik Söderbaum and Ian Taylor (eds) Afro-Regions: The Dynamics of Cross-border Micro-regionalisms in Africa, Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet.
  • Bøås, M., K.M. Jennings and T. Shaw (2006) "Dealing with Conflicts in Emergency Situations", in V. Desai and R. Potter (eds), Doing Development Research, London: Sage.

Books

Papers

Reports

  • Jennings, K.M. (2012) "Women's participation in UN Peace Operations", in Maria Eriksson Baaz and Mats Utas (eds), Beyond "Gender and Stir": Reflections on gender and SSR in the aftermath of African conflicts, Policy Dialogue no. 9, Uppsala: The Nordic Africa Institute.
  • Jennings, K.M. (2011) Women's participation in UN peacekeeping operations: agents of change or stranded symbols?, NOREF Report, Oslo: NOREF.
  • Bjørkhaug, I., K.M. Jennings and M. Bøås (2010) Mapping and assessment of national, bilateral and multilateral actors' support to work against sexual based violence in the Great Lakes region in Africa, NORAD Report 12/2010, Oslo: Norad.
  • Jennings, K.M. and V. Nikolic-Ristanovic (2009) UN peacekeeping economies and local sex industries: connections and implications, MicroCon Working Paper 17.

  • Jennings, K.M. (2009) Gender and Post-Conflict Statebuilding: A Synthesis, New York: Program on States and Security, Graduate Center at CUNY.
  • Bjørkhaug I, Bøås M, Hatløy A and Jennings KM (2007) Returning to Uncertainty? Addressing Vulnerabilities in Northern Uganda, Kampala: UNDP/Office of the Prime Minister

Other articles, op-eds

  • Jennings, K. M. (2017). The Immunity Dilemma: Peacekeepers’ Crimes and the UN’s Response. Article at E-IR.

Dissertations

Slides and presentations

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