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Professor Ismene Gizelis

Deputy Dean(Postgrad. Research Education)(Social Sciences) & Professor (R)
Department of Government
Professor Ismene Gizelis
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    +44 (0) 1206 872856

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    5.008, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Friday 10-12

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Biography

Ismene Gizelis is professor at the Department of Government in the University of Essex. Her main research interests are in conflict dynamics, peacekeeping, gender equality and post-conflict reconstruction, and communicable diseases. For the most up to date details, please see my personal webpage: http://tigizelis.com. She has published in journals such as the British Journal of Political Science, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Cooperation and Conflict, International Interactions, International Organization, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Economic Development and Cultural Change, Journal of Peace Research, Political Geography, Social Science and Medicine, and World Development. She has a book with Manchester University Press (2010) on Globalization, Integration, and the Future of European Welfare States. She was the guest co-editor (together with Louise Olsson) of International Interactions (2013) on “A Systematic Understanding of Gender, Peace and Security – Implementing UNSCR 1325.” She also co-edited with Louise Olsson the Routledge book (2015) A Systematic Understanding of Gender, Peace and Security: Implementing UNSCR 1325. She is the Program Co-Chair for the ISA 2018 Annual Meeting, has served in ISA committees, and has served as Treasurer and Board Member for the ISA section Political Demography and Geography. She has also been involved in the management of professional associations in the UK and served in committees in the Peace Science Society. She is currently or has been a member of the editorial boards of Foreign Policy Analysis, International Interactions, International Peacekeeping, International Studies Quarterly, and Journal of Peace Research. She is the recipient of a small BA grant (2015); British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship (2012-2013), the ESRC Research Grant: RES-000-22-4306 under the Small Grants Scheme (2010), and the BISA - C-SAP Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching International Studies (2010/2011). She was also part of the research grant Armed Conflict and Maternal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2014-2016, (Funded by Research Council of Norway; Lead PI: Gudrun Østby, PRIO, Norway).

Qualifications

  • 1999. Ph.D. in Political Science and Economics, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.

  • 1997. MA in International Political Economy, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

International conflict and cooperation

Peacekeeping and post-conflict reconstruction

Social institutions and conflict management

Gender and conflict resolution

Health institutions

Teaching and supervision

  • Future Global Trends: Forecasting Scenarios (GV306)

  • Conflict Resolution (GV906)

Publications

Journal articles (34)

Gizelis, TI. and Benson, M., Advancing the Frontier of Peacekeeping Research. Journal of Conflict Resolution

Gizelis, T-I., Systematic study of gender, conflict, and peace. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy

Gizelis, T-I., It Takes a Village: UN Peace Operations and Social Networks in Post-conflict Environments. Politics and Gender

Ruggeri, A., Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T-I., (2018). On the Frontline Every Day? Subnational Deployment of United Nations Peacekeepers. British Journal of Political Science. 48 (4), 1005-1025

Maekawa, W., Ari, B. and Gizelis, TI., (2018). UN involvement and civil war peace agreement implementation. Public Choice

Gizelis, TI. and Olsson, L., (2017). The known knowns and known unknowns of peacekeeping data: Toward an equal peace or stuck in the twilight zone? The known knowns and the known unknowns of gender-disaggregated data in peacekeeping research. International Peacekeeping. 24 (1), 13-16

Ruggeri, A., Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T., (2017). Winning the Peace Locally: UN Peacekeeping and Local Conflict. International Organization. 71 (1), 163-185

Gizelis, T-I., Karim, S., Østby, G. and Urdal, H., (2017). Maternal Health Care in the Time of Ebola: A Mixed-Method Exploration of the Impact of the Epidemic on Delivery Services in Monrovia. World Development. 98, 169-178

Ari, B. and Gizelis, T., (2017). Conflict Fragmentation Index. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. 23 (4)

Gizelis, T-I. and Joseph, J., (2016). Decoupling local ownership? The lost opportunities for grassroots women’s involvement in Liberian peacebuilding. Cooperation and Conflict. 51 (4), 539-556

Gizelis, T. and Olsson, L., (2016). Toward an equal peace or stuck in the twilight zone? The known knowns and the known unknowns of gender disaggregated data in peacekeeping research. International Peacekeeping

de Soysa, I. and Gizelis, T-I., (2016). More heat, less light! The resource curse & HIV/AIDS: A reply to Olivier Sterck. Social Science & Medicine. 150, 268-270

Caruso, R. and Gizelis, T-I., (2014). Introduction to the Proceedings of the 14th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. 20 (4), 523-526

Olsson, L. and Gizelis, T-I., (2014). Advancing Gender and Peacekeeping Research. International Peacekeeping. 21 (4), 520-528

Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T-I., (2013). Into the lion’s den. Journal of Peace Research. 50 (6), 691-706

Olsson, L. and Gizelis, T-I., (2013). An Introduction to UNSCR 1325. International Interactions. 39 (4), 425-434

Gizelis, T-I. and Pierre, NA., (2013). Gender Equality and Postconflict Reconstruction: What Do We Need to Know in Order to Make Gender Mainstreaming Work?. International Interactions. 39 (4), 601-611

Ruggeri, A., Gizelis, T-I. and Dorussen, H., (2013). Managing Mistrust. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 57 (3), 387-409

de Soysa, I. and Gizelis, T-I., (2013). The natural resource curse and the spread of HIV/AIDS, 1990–2008. Social Science & Medicine. 77 (1), 90-96

Gizelis, T-I., (2011). A Country of their Own: Women and Peacebuilding. Conflict Management and Peace Science. 28 (5), 522-542

Ruggeri, A., Gizelis, T-I. and Dorussen, H., (2011). Events Data as Bismarck's Sausages? Intercoder Reliability, Coders' Selection, and Data Quality. International Interactions. 37 (3), 340-361

Gizelis, T. and Wooden, AE., (2010). Water resources, institutions, & intrastate conflict. Political Geography. 29 (8), 444-453

Gizelis, T-I., (2009). Gender Empowerment and United Nations Peacebuilding. Journal of Peace Research. 46 (4), 505-523

Gizelis, T-I., (2009). Wealth alone does not buy health: Political capacity, democracy, and the spread of AIDS. Political Geography. 28 (2), 121-131

Gizelis, T., (2009). Gender Empowerment and United Nations Peacebuilding. Journal of Peace Research. 46 (4), 503-523

Li, J., Feng, Y. and Gizelis, I., (2007). China's New Social Security System in the Making: Problems and Prospects. International Journal of Public Administration. 31 (1), 5-23

Gizelis, I., (2006). The Political Use of Military Force in US Foreign Policy. Journal of Peace Research. 43 (6), 755-756

Gizelis, I., (2006). The Russian Military: Power and Policy. Journal of Peace Research. 43 (6), 756-756

Gizelis, TI. and Kosek, KE., (2005). Why humanitarian interventions succeed or fail: The role of local participation. Cooperation and Conflict. 40 (4), 363-383

Gizelis, T-I., (2005). Globalization, Integration, and the European Welfare State. International Interactions. 31 (2), 139-162

Gizelis, T. and Kosek, K., (2005). Why Humanitarian Interventions Succeed or Fail. Cooperation and Conflict. 40 (4), 363-383

Gizelis, T., (2005). Globalization, Integration, and the European Welfare State. International Interactions. 31 (2), 139-162

Feng, Y. and Gizelis, TI., (2002). Building Political Consensus and Distributing Resources: A Trade‐Off or a Compatible Choice?. Economic Development and Cultural Change. 51 (1), 217-236

Friedman, F. and Gizelis, I., (1997). Fighting in Bosnia: An expected utility evaluation of possible settlements. International Interactions. 23 (3-4), 351-365

Books (2)

Gizelis, TI. and Olsson, L., (2015). Gender, peace and security: Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325. 9781317627944

Gizelis, T., (2010). Globalization, Integration, and the Future of European Welfare States.. University of Manchester Press. 0719081106. 978-0719081101

Book chapters (6)

Olsson, L. and Gizelis, T., (2017). The Production of the Global Study: What’s in a measurement?. In: Oxford Handbook on Women, Peace and Security. Editors: Davies, S., . Oxford University Press (OUP)

Gizelis, T., Dorussen, H. and Petrova, M., (2016). Research Findings on the Evolution of Peacekeeping. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Editors: Thompson, WR., . Oxford University Press

Olsson, L. and Gizelis, TI., (2015). An introduction to resolution 1325: Measuring progress and impact. In: Gender, Peace and Security Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325. Editors: Olsson, L. and Gizelis, TI., . Routledge. 1- 15. 9781317627944

Gizelis, TI. and Krause, J., (2015). Exploring gender mainstreaming in security and development. In: Gender, Peace and Security: Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325. 165- 184. 9781317627944

Gizelis, TI., (2007). Enforcing alone: Collective action in ethnic conflicts settlement. In: Resources Governance and Civil Conflict. 165- 177. 0203940717

Gizelis, T., (2007). Enforcing alone. In: Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. Editors: �berg, M. and Str�m, K., . Routledge. 165- 177

Other (1)

Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T., (2015).Flipping the Classroom in Teaching Conflict Resolution,inpracticearticles

Grants and funding

2018

Gender Budgeting in Myanmar

International Development Research Centre

2015

Undertstanding the Effects of Liberian Ebola-related Quarantines on government trust

The British Academy

2014

Armed Conflict and Maternal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Research Council of Norway

2012

A country of their Own: Womens Organisations and Peacebuilding Operations

The British Academy

2010

A Country of their Own: Women's Organisations..

Economic & Social Research Council

Contact

tig@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872856

Location:

5.008, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Friday 10-12

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