PhD Candidate
University of Toronto


Areas of Expertise
Global Governance, International Organizations, Peace and Security, Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, United Nations

Region of Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa

Marion Laurence is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. Her dissertation looks at how norms of neutrality and impartiality are applied in United Nations peace operations. She is interested in the process by which new peacekeeping and peacebuilding practices emerge, spread, and become institutionalized in UN missions.