Dr Devon Curtis

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BA and MA (McGill), PhD (LSE)

Official Fellow; Adviser to Women Students; Director of Studies in Human, Social, and Political Sciences
University Associate Professor in Politics and International Studies

Devon Curtis is a University Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) and a Fellow of Emmanuel College. Her main research interests and publications deal with power-sharing and governance arrangements following conflict, non-state armed movements in Africa, and critical perspectives on conflict, peacebuilding and development. Her field research has concentrated on the Great Lakes region of Africa, including Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Previously, Devon worked for the Canadian government and the United Nations Staff College, and she has also been a consultant for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and for the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). She has had fellowships at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University, and at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University. She has also been a Visiting Senior Advisor at the International Peace Institute in New York.