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Professor Ismene Gizelis

Professor
Department of Government
Professor Ismene Gizelis
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872856

  • Location

    5.008, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Thursdays: 13:00-15:00 or by appointment on Mondays.

Profile

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://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~tig/. 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

  • Conflict Analysis (GV217)

  • Future Global Trends: Forecasting Scenarios (GV306)

  • Conflict Resolution (GV906)

Publications

Journals (30)

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)

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

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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)

Gizelis, T., Feng, Y. and Li, J., (2007). China's New Social Security System in the Making: Problems and Prospects. International Journal of Public Administration. 31 (1)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ruggeri, A., Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T-I., On the Frontline Every Day? Subnational Deployment of United Nations Peacekeepers. British Journal of Political Science

Chapters (5)

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

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

Books (2)

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

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

Other (1)

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

Grants and funding

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:

Thursdays: 13:00-15:00 or by appointment on Mondays.