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Karin Aggestam

Karin Aggestam is Pufendorf chair professor in political science at Lund University. Her current research is focused on gender inclusion in peace diplomacy and feminist foreign policy.

Email: Karin.aggestam@svet.lu.se

 Karin Aggestam
Karin Aggestam

Natan Aridan

Dr. Natan Aridan is a researcher at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. His research focuses on Israeli diplomacy and is writing his next book on the contribution of women and ‘significant others’ to Israeli diplomacy. He is editor of the journal Israel Studies (IUP).

Email: aridan@bgu.ac.il

Natan Aridan
Natan Aridan

Sylvia Bashevkin

Sylvia Bashevkin is a professor of political science at the University of Toronto. She is the author of Women as Foreign Policy Leaders, which won the 2019 Canadian Political Science Association Prize in International Relations.

Email: sylvia.bashevkin@utoronto.ca

Sylvia Bashevkin
Sylvia Bashevkin

Nevra Biltekin

Nevra Biltekin is a postdoctoral researcher at Stockholm University. She studies the ways in which immigrant women contribute to diplomacy.

Email: Nevra.biltekin@historia.su.se

Nevra Biltekin
Nevra Biltekin

Elise Carlson-Rainer

Dr. Elise Carlson-Rainer serves as Assistant Professor of International Relations at American Public University and Affiliate Faculty with the University of Washington. She is a former U.S. diplomat with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor. Dr. Carlson-Rainer researches gender and LGBTI rights in U.S. and Swedish foreign policy.

Email: eacr@uw.edu

Elise Carlson-Rainer
Elise Carlson-Rainer

Sara Chehab

Sara Chehab is the Academic Programs Manager at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) in Abu Dhabi, and is an Assistant Professor of Political Economy. She specializes in studying the changing gender norms and trends in the retention and promotion of women diplomats in the Arab world.

Email: sara.chehab@eda.ac.ae 

Sara Chehab
Sara Chehab

Astari Daenuwy

Astari Daenuwy is a PhD candidate at the Australian National University. Her dissertation is on women diplomats in the Indonesian foreign ministry.

Email: astari.daenuwy@anu.edu.au

Astari Daenuwy
Astari Daenuwy

Francine D’Amico

Francine D’Amico is Director of Undergraduate Studies and Teaching Professor of International Relations in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, offering courses on international law and organizations, Latin American international relations, and global governance and researching the United Nations.

Email: fjdamico@maxwell.syr.edu

Francine D’Amico
Francine D’Amico

Susanna Erlandsson

Susanna Erlandsson is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of History at Uppsala University. She studies Western diplomatic practices in the 1940s and 1950s, highlighting the role of gender, personal relations, and the diplomatic household.

Email: susanna.erlandsson@hist.uu.se

Susanna Erlandsson
Susanna Erlandsson

Rogério de Souza Farias

Rogério de Souza Farias is affiliated to the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasília. He studies Brazilian foreign policy and the evolution of the Brazilian diplomatic corps.

Email: rofarias@gmail.com

Rogério de Souza Farias
Rogério de Souza Farias

Petrice Flowers

Petrice R. Flowers is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaii Manoa where she teaches international relations and Japanese politics courses. She studies women and gender in Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Email: pflowers@hawaii.edu

Petrice Flowers
Petrice Flowers

Kateřina Kočí

Kateřina Kočí is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Economics in Prague and affiliated to the Institute of International Relations in Prague. She studies women, gender and diplomacy in the European context, especially focusing on the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Email: katerina.koci@vse.cz

Kateřina Kočí
Kateřina Kočí

Tonka Kostadinova

Tonka Kostadinova holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Sofia and works as diplomat at the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She studies gender politics and gender relations in the foreign policy sector of Southeast European states.

Email: tonka.kostadinova@mfa.bgtonikostadinova@gmail.co

Tonka Kostadinova
Tonka Kostadinova

Halvard Leira

Halvard Leira is research professor at NUPI. Among other things, he studies how gender is intertwined with the historical development of diplomacy.

Email: hl@nupi.no

Halvard Leira
Halvard Leira

Harry Mace

Harry Mace is a PhD candidate in Modern European History at Girton College, University of Cambridge. His thesis explores how masculinity shaped the British Foreign Office gender order, and the working lives of British diplomats, in the second half of the twentieth century.

Email: hjm56@cam.ac.uk

Harry Mace
Harry Mace

Helen McCarthy

Dr Helen McCarthy is University Lecturer in Modern British History at the University of Cambridge. Her research interests include histories of women and gender in British diplomatic life since the early 19th century.

Email: hm234@cam.ac.uk

Helen McCarthy
Helen McCarthy

Sigrun Marie Moss

Sigrun Marie Moss is a postdoctoral fellow in political psychology at the University of Oslo. Her research is focused on how the Scandinavian Ministries of Foreign Affairs work with gender equality, and how this is conceptualised and communicated by the diplomats.

Email: s.m.moss@psykologi.uio.no

Sigrun Marie Moss
Sigrun Marie Moss

Amelia Odida

Amelia Odida is a PhD candidate at University College London (UCL). Her current research project is a poststructuralist analysis of the UN policy of Constitutional Assistance. Other research areas include gender, armed conflict and international law and the practices of diplomacy in international interventions.

Email: amelia.odida.16@ucl.ac.uk

Amelia Odida
Amelia Odida

Myriam Piguet

Myriam Piguet is a Doctoral Candidate and Teaching Assistant at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Her PhD research focuses on women and administrative careers in the Secretariats of the League of Nations and of the United Nations between 1920 and 1975. Her areas of research include women international history and history of international organizations.

Email: myriam.piguet@unige.ch

Myriam Piguet
Myriam Piguet

Susan Harris Rimmer

Susan Harris Rimmer is an Associate Professor, Co-Convener of the Griffith Gender Equality Research Network and the Deputy Head of School (Research) at Griffith University Law School in Brisbane, Australia. She studies women's rights under international law.

Email: s.harris-rimmer@griffith.edu.au

Susan Harris Rimmer
Susan Harris Rimmer

Khushi Singh Rathore

Khushi Singh Rathore is a PhD Candidate at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. She studies women in diplomacy and her current work is a biographical study of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, the first female diplomat of India.

Email: Khushi.singhrathore@gmail.com

Khushi Singh Rathore
Khushi Singh Rathore

Annika Bergman Rosamond

Annika Bergman Rosamond is associate professor of International Relations at Lund University. Her main interests include feminist foreign policy, gender and IR as well as celebrity (digital) diplomacy, gender and world politics.

Email: annika.bergman_rosamond@svet.lu.se

Annika Bergman Rosamond
Annika Bergman Rosamond

Bahar Rumelili

Bahar Rumelili is Professor of International Relations and Jean Monnet Chair at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. Her research as part of the GenDip network focuses on gender norms in Turkish diplomacy.

Email: BRUMELILI@ku.edu.tr

Bahar Rumelili
Bahar Rumelili

Elise Stephenson

Elise Stephenson is a PhD Candidate of Government and International Relations at Griffith University, Australia. She studies gender, sexuality, and leadership in international diplomacy and security institutions.

Email: Elise.stephenson@griffithuni.edu.au 

Elise Stevenson
Elise Stevenson

Rahime Süleymanoğlu-Kürüm

Rahime Süleymanoğlu-Kürüm is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology at Bahçeşehir University. Her research concentrates on gendering EU studies and gender norms in Turkish diplomacy.

Email: rahimesu@gmail.com

Rahime Süleymanoğlu-Kürüm
Rahime Süleymanoğlu-Kürüm

Luah Tomas

Luah Tomas is a Master's student at the University of Sao Paulo, in Brazil. Her research explores the admission of women into diplomatic corps, with a focus on 1930s Brazil and the quest for rationalization and efficiency in public bureaucracy.

Email: luahbt@usp.br

Luah Tomas
Luah Tomas

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