I am Assistant Professor of Conflict and Peace Studies at ISS.
My research and teaching focuses broadly on the inter-connections between Governance, Development, Violent conflict and Peace(building). More specifically, I am interested in politics of war and peace, statebuilding, trauma and psychosioal healing in post war contexts, war economy, processes of post-war transtions, Security Sector Reform, civil-military relations, external interventions in fragile and conflict areas, visual peace, nexus of media and violent conflict.
South Asia and Sri Lanka are my main geographical areas of specialization.
I hold a PhD in Development Studies from International Institute of Social Studies (ISS),…