Organisation och personal

Karen Brounéus

universitetslektor vid Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

E-post:
Karen.Brouneus[AT-tecken]pcr.uu.se
Telefon:
018-471 2327
Mobiltelefon:
070-5935414
Besöksadress:
Gamla Torget 3, 1tr
753 20 Uppsala
Postadress:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Kort presentation

Karen Brounéus is an Associate Professor (docent) in Peace and Conflict Research and Director of Studies at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, Sweden. Her research focuses i.a. on truth and reconciliation processes after intrastate armed conflict; the gendered dimensions of war and peace; psychological health in postconflict peacebuilding; psychological health in soldiers returning from peacekeeping operations; and the effect of dialogue in inter-ethnic conflict.

Akademiska meriter: FD, leg. psykolog

Nyckelord: peacebuilding gender and conflict truth telling and reconciliation psychological health after war

Mina kurser

Biografi

Detta stycke finns inte på svenska, därför visas den engelska versionen.

Academic background

Clinical psychologist (MSSc 1998, Uppsala)

PhD in Peace and Conflict Research (2008, Uppsala)

Docent in Peace and Conflict Research (2016, Uppsala)

Teaching

  • Research ethics
  • In-depth interviews and active listening
  • Transitional justice and reconciliation after war
  • Testifying in Truth Commissions: A blessing or burden?
  • Transitional justice and reconciliation in Rwanda
  • The legacies of war: Postwar peacebuilding and reconciliation

Supervision

PhD candidates at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research and Department of History, Uppsala University and at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand. Masters candidates at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University.

Previous positions

Lecturer, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand, January 2011–January 2014.

Postdoctoral Fellow, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand, August 2009–December 2010. 

Assistant Professor, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, 2008–2009. 

PhD candidate, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, 2002–2008. 

Clinical psychologist, Private clinical practice, cognitive behavioral therapy, Uppsala, 2002–2006. 

Clinical psychologist, Childrens’ psychiatric clinic (BUP), Sala, Sweden, 1999-2000. 

Clinical psychologist, UNHCR, New Delhi, India, 1999. 

Awards

2013: Early Career Award for Distinction in Research, University of Otago, New Zealand 

2011: New Supervisor of the Year Award, University of Otago, New Zealand.

Media (a selection)

Konflikt, P1, Swedish national radio, “Colombia between peace and reconciliation”, October 1, 2016.

Swedish National Television, “Forska för livet [Research for life]", Kunskapskanalen, February 2015. 

Radio National New Zealand, Summer Nights with Charlotte Graham, December 30, 2013. 

Obs i P1, Swedish national radio, “Is the truth healing?”, interview December 10, 2013. 

Radio National New Zealand, Sunday Morning with Chris Laidlaw, October 24, 2010. 

ABC Radio Australia, Pacific Beat, interview September 29, 2010 

Radio National New Zealand, Tangata, interview September 25, 2010 

SBS Radio Australia, World View, interview September 15, 2010 

Otago Daily Times, interview September 15, 2010 

Radio Rhema, Auckland, interview September 13, 2010 

BBC, Northern Ireland, The Stephen Nolan Show, “Moving on after the conflict”, interview September 3, 2010 

Forskning

Women, war trauma and peacebuilding

 

Gender, politics and violence in Thailand

 

Why join the protests? A joint international research project on Nepal's 2006 nonviolent uprisings

 

Truth for Peace - the outcomes and impacts of the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission on attitudes toward peace (Funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Marsden Fund) Report for the Solomon Islands government and ministries

Publikationer

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