Roxani Krystalli

Dr Roxani Krystalli is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of St Andrews. Her research and teaching focus on feminist peace and conflict studies, as well as on the politics of nature and place.

For over a decade, she has worked at the intersection of gender and peacebuilding as an academic researcher and humanitarian practitioner. Roxani has partnered with a variety of organizations, including Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and more, to conduct and analyze research on the experiences of conflict-affected people in Uganda, South Sudan, Syria, and the refugee crisis in Greece, Jordan, and Turkey.

Her academic research has been supported by numerous grants and fellowships from the United States Institute of Peace, the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Henry J. Leir Institute, the Folke Bernadotte Academy, and the World Peace Foundation. Her writing has appeared in the International Studies Review, International Feminist Journal of Politics, the European Journal of International Relations, the Journal of Narrative Politics, the Journal of Refugee Studies, the Oxford Handbook on Gender and Conflict, Disasters, the Washington Post, and in other outlets.

Roxani holds a PhD and MA from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, as well as a BA from Harvard University. She is from Thessaloniki, Greece, and lives in Scotland.

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