Chiara Ruffa

researcher at Department of Peace and Conflict Research

+4618-471 6119
Visiting address:
Gamla Torget 3, 1tr
753 20 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

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Chiara Ruffa is Academy fellow at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University and associate professor in War Studies at the Swedish Defense University.

Keywords: military organizations peacekeeping civil-military relations

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Chiara's research interests lie at the cross-road between political science and sociology with a specific focus on military organizations in nonconventional operations. Her work has been published in Security Studies, Acta Sociologica, Armed Forces and Society, Security and Defence Analysis, Small Wars and Insurgencies, Comparative European Politics, and several edited volumes. Her book, Military Cultures in Peace and Stability Operations, is forthcoming with the University of Pennsylvania Press (in May 2018).


Chiara is working on two projects as project leader. The first is funded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities and is about the militarization of migration control. The second is funded by the Swedish Research Council and is about mission composition and effectiveness in peacekeeping operations (with Vincenzo Bove, Andrea Ruggeri and Ralph Sundberg).


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