Researchers Network


The Providing for Peacekeeping Project created and maintains a network of expert researchers who provide up-to-date analysis on the peacekeeping politics and capabilities of troop- and police-contributing countries. The below list provides the contact information and affiliations of country experts and thematic experts.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the PPP Researcher Network and contributing a country profile, please submit your CV to the project staff.

Country Experts

Austria Erwin Schmidl Austrian Defence Academy
Australia Alex J. Bellamy Griffith University
Bangladesh Niloy Biswas University of Dhaka
Bangladesh Rashed Zaman University of Dhaka
Belgium Joachim Koops Institute for European Studies
Belgium Edith Drieskens Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies
Brazil Kai Michael Kenkel Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Cambodia Vannarith Chheang Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace
Canada Martin Fischer World Vision
Chile Kristina Mani Oberlin College
China (People’s Republic of) Bates Gill United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney
China (People’s Republic of) Chin-Hao Huang Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Denmark Peter Viggo Jakobsen University of Copenhagen
Ethiopia Solomon Dersso Institute for Security Studies
Finland Charly Salonius-Pasternak Finnish Institute for International Affairs
France Thierry Tardy EU Institute for Security Studies
Germany Kai Michael Kenkel Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Ghana Kwesi Aning Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
Ghana Festus Aubyn Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
India Maj Gen. Dipankar Banerjee (Ret’d) Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies
Ireland Ray Murphy University of Galway
Italy Alberto Cutillo Italian Foreign Ministry
Japan Katsumi Ishizuka University of Kyoei
Mexico Arturo C. Sotomayor Naval Postgraduate School
Mongolia Mendee Jargalsaihan University of British Columbia
Nepal Rajan Bhattarai Nepal Institute for Policy Studies (NIPS)
Netherlands Jair Van de Lijn Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
New Zealand Bethan Greener Massey University
Nigeria Adekeye Adebajo Centre for Conflict Resolution
Norway Stian Kjeksrud Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)
Norway John Karlsrud Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
Pakistan Inam-ur-Rahman Malik Police Service of Pakistan
Peru Alejandro Sanchez Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Philippines Dr Noel M. Morada University of Queensland
Poland Rafał Tarnogórski Polish Institute of International Affairs
Russian Federation Alexander Nikitin Centre for Political and International Studies (CPIS)
Rwanda Danielle Beswick University of Birmingham
Rwanda Marco Jowell University of London (SOAS)
Serbia Marko Milosevic Bristol University and Belgrade Centre for Security Policy
Serbia Timothy Edmunds Bristol University and Belgrade Centre for Security Policy
Samoa Iati Iati University of Otago
South Africa Cedric De Coning ACCORD and NUPI
South Africa Walter Lotze African Union
South Africa Theo Neethling University of the Free State, South Africa
Sweden Birger Heldt Folke Bernadotte Academy
Turkey Nil S. Satana Bilkent University
Uganda Marco Jowell University of London (SOAS)
United Kingdom Paul D. Williams Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU
United States Adam C. Smith International Peace Institute
United States Donald C.F. Daniel Georgetown University
Uruguay Arturo C. Sotomayor Naval Postgraduate School

 

Thematic Experts

Gender & Peacekeeping Sahana Dharmapuri Carr Center, Harvard Kennedy School
Peacekeeping Training Alberto Cutillo Italian Foreign Ministry
Peacekeeping Financing Katharina P. Coleman University of British Columbia
Police Peacekeeping William Durch Stimson Center
Police Peacekeeping Michelle Kerr Stimson Center
The Politics of Contributing Alex J. Bellamy Griffith University
The Politics of Contributing Paul D. Williams Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU
Force Generation System & Contribution Trends Adam C. Smith International Peace Institute
Force Generation System Arthur Boutellis International Peace Institute
Peacekeeping Contribution Data Science Chris Perry International Peace Institute