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Dr Juline Beaujouan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

MA International Studies, University Paris-Sud XI
MSc Defense, Development and Diplomacy, Durham University
Certificate of Arabic and History of the Near and Middle East, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Ph.D in Politics, Durham University


Juline Beaujouan is a passionate researcher and educator with transdisciplinary experience in the field of Peace and Conflict Studies and a keen interest in collaborative and responsible research practices. She is currently a Post-doctoral Research Fellow with the Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform (PeaceRep), based at the University of Edinburgh. Juline is also a Senior Researcher with Open Think Tank (Kurdistan Region of Iraq) and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute Defense and Security Program (Washington D.C.).

Juline combines academic expertise with evidence-based policy-making and community inclusion and engagement, which she developed over eight years of field experience across Europe and the Middle East and North Africa. She uses her permanent engagement with the ground to provide contextual and need-based analysis that informs European foreign affairs and public diplomacy policy priorities. She also delivers tailored training to governmental and intergovernmental institutions on geopolitical and humanitarian issues in the Middle East, particularly in Iraq and Syria.

Juline is the co-editor of the volumes Syrian Crisis, Syrian Refugees – Voices from Jordan and Lebanon (Palgrave, 2020) and Vulnerability and Resilience to Violent Extremism – An actor-centric approach (Routledge, 2023) and co-author of Islam, IS and the Fragmented State: The Challenges of Political Islam in the MENA Region (Routledge, 2021).

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