Researchers Network

Providing for Peacekeeping maintains a network of expert researchers who provide up-to-date
analysis on the politics and capabilities of troop- and police-contributing countries.

Country Experts
Albania Gëzim Visoka Dublin City University
Argentina Christian Bonfili Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Armenia Richard Giragosian Regional Studies Center
Austria Erwin Schmidl Austrian Defence Academy
Australia Alex J. Bellamy University of Queensland
Bangladesh Niloy Biswas University of Dhaka
Bangladesh Rashed Zaman University of Dhaka
Belgium Joachim Koops Institute for European Studies
Belgium Edith Drieskens Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies
Bosnia and Herzegovina Denis Hadzovic Centre for Security Studies
Brazil Kai Michael Kenkel Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Burundi Gérard Birantamije University of Lac Tanganyika
Burundi Nina Willen University of Antwerp
Cambodia Vannarith Chheang Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace
Cameroon Landry Signé Stanford University and Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity
Cameroon Matthieu Ostrander Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity
Canada Evan Cinq-Mars Center for Civilians in Conflict
Canada Martin Fischer Pearson Centre
Canada Maria Derks Normandin Pearson Centre
Canada H. Peter Langille Global Common Security
Chile Alejandro Amigo Chilean Army
Chile Kristina Mani Oberlin College
China (People’s Republic of) Bates Gill United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney
China (People’s Republic of) Chin-Hao Huang Yale-NUS College, Singapore
Columbia Fernando A. Chinchilla Executive Director, Laboratorio Transnacional Paz Sostenible
Columbia Janneth A. Vargas Deputy Director, Decisive Point
Croatia Gordan Bosanac Center for Peace Studies
Czech Republic Jan Daniel Institute of International Relations
Czech Republic Markéta Wittichová Institute of International Relations
Democratic Republic of the Congo Germain Ngoie Tshibambe University of Lubumbashi
Denmark Peter Viggo Jakobsen University of Copenhagen
Estonia Tony Lawrence Research Fellow, International Centre for Defense and Security
Ethiopia Solomon Dersso Institute for Security Studies
Finland Charly Salonius-Pasternak Finnish Institute for International Affairs
France Thierry Tardy EU Institute for Security Studies
Germany Nadine Ansorg Kent University
Germany Felix Haass GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Germany Kai Michael Kenkel Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Ghana Kwesi Aning Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
Ghana Festus Aubyn Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
Guatemala Orlando J. Perez Associate Dean, College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Millersville University
Hungary Zoltán Szenes National University of Public Service, Budapest, Hungary
India Maj Gen. Dipankar Banerjee (Ret’d) Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies
Indonesia Sharon Wiharta Center for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta
Ireland Ray Murphy University of Galway
Italy Alberto Cutillo Italian Foreign Ministry
Italy Giulia Tercovitch University of Warwick
Japan Katsumi Ishizuka University of Kyoei
Kenya John Ahere University of New England, Australia
Macedonia Andreja Bogdanovski Analytica Think Tank
Moldova Valentin Lozovanu Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) “Viitorul”
Montenegro Marko Sošić Institut Alternativa
Malawi Benson Linje Africa University for Guidance Counselling and Youth Development
Mexico Arturo C. Sotomayor University of Texas at San Antonio
Mongolia Mendee Jargalsaihan University of British Columbia
Nepal Rajan Bhattarai Nepal Institute for Policy Studies (NIPS)
Netherlands Jair Van de Lijn Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Netherlands Stefanie Ros Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
New Zealand Bethan Greener Massey University
Nigeria Adekeye Adebajo Centre for Conflict Resolution
Nigeria Adesoji Adeniyi Freelance Peace and Security Researcher and Analyst
Norway Stian Kjeksrud Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)
Norway John Karlsrud Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
Pakistan Inam-ur-Rahman Malik Police Service of Pakistan
Paraguay Fernando Chinchilla Institut d’études politiques de Bordeaux
Paraguay Janneth Vargas Decisive Point
Peru Wilder Alejandro Sanchez International Security Analyst
Philippines Noel M. Morada University of Queensland
Poland Rafał Tarnogórski Polish Institute of International Affairs
Portugal Maria do Céu Pinto University of Minho
Russian Federation Olga Abilova Independent writer
Rwanda Danielle Beswick University of Birmingham
Rwanda Marco Jowell University of London (SOAS)
Samoa Iati Iati University of Otago
Senegal Amadou Moctar Diallo Université Lumière Lyon 2, France
Serbia Marko Milošević Bristol University and Belgrade Centre for Security Policy
Serbia Timothy Edmunds Bristol University and Belgrade Centre for Security Policy
Slovenia Janja Vuga University of Ljubljana
South Africa Cedric De Coning ACCORD and NUPI
South Africa Walter Lotze African Union
South Africa Theo Neethling University of the Free State, South Africa
South Korea Shin-wha Lee Korea University
South Korea Joon Sung Park Korea University
Sweden Birger Heldt Folke Bernadotte Academy
Switzerland Andrea Baumann ETH Zurich
Switzerland Marco Wyss University of Chicester
Tanzania Nicodemus Minde International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI)
Thailand Sorpong Peou Ryerson University
Turkey Nil S. Satana University of Maryland
Uganda Marco Jowell University of London (SOAS)
Ukraine Kseniya Oksamytna Warwick University
United Kingdom David Curran Coventry University
United Kingdom Paul D. Williams Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU
United States Donald C.F. Daniel Georgetown University
United States Adam C. Smith International Peace Institute
United States Paul D. Williams Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU
Uruguay Arturo C. Sotomayor University of Texas at San Antonio
Zimbabwe Gwinyayi A. Dzinesa Rhodes University, South Africa

Thematic Experts
Contribution Politics Alex J. Bellamy University of Queensland
Contribution Politics and Operational Partnerships Paul D. Williams Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
Data Chris Perry (formerly) International Peace Institute
Europe John Karlsrud Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
Fatalities Marina E. Henke Northwestern University
Financing Katharina P. Coleman University of British Columbia
Force Generation System Arthur Boutellis International Peace Institute
Force Generation System & Contribution Trends Adam C. Smith United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations
Gender Sahana Dharmapuri Carr Center, Harvard Kennedy School
Health Sara E. Davies Queensland University of Technology
Health Simon Rushton University of Sheffield
Operational Partnerships Donald C. F. Daniel Naval War College
Police William Durch Stimson Center
Police Michelle Kerr Stimson Center
Political Economy Katharina P. Coleman University of British Columbia
Rapid Deployment H. Peter Langille Global Common Security i3
Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Jeni Whalan University of Queensland
Technology Walter Dorn Professor, Royal Military College of Canada & Canadian Forces College
Training Alberto Cutillo Italian Foreign Ministry
Safety and Security Lisa Sharland Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Safety and Security Scott Sheeran University of Essex and New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Safety and Security Haidi Willmot United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations



If you are interested in joining the network and contributing a country profile, please submit your CV to the Providing for Peacekeeping staff.

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