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PhD Fellow
University of Copenhagen

Areas of Expertise 
Diplomacy, Human Rights, Peace and Security, Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, The Responsibility to Protect, UN Human Rights System, United Nations, United Nations Reform

Background
PhD Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science, Centre for Military Studies. Visiting scholar at Columbia University during academic year 2016/17.

My research is on the diplomatic practice of the United Nations Security Council, especially the use of human rights language in resolution. I also cover related issues such as the Security Council’s practice related to interventions, early warning, preventive diplomacy, peacekeeping, the Responsibility to Protect.

Recent Publications
“Reinforcing and renewing UN peace operations: Political and practical obstacles to a strengthened UN”. Policy report for the Centre for Military Studies (http://cms.polsci.ku.dk/english/). Forthcoming in December 2016.