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Christine Ellison

Research Associate

Christine is a Research Associate supporting the work of the UNESCO Chair, working on ‘Education, Conflict and International Development’. Her work entails examining the linkages between education, conflict and the UN peacebuilding agenda, and undertaking political economical analysis of the education sector.

With an MA in French and Anthropology from the University of Glasgow, an MPhil in International Development from the University of Oxford, four months fieldwork in Uganda examining youth engagement and the role of political programming in the democratization of youth, a position as a Research Assistant at the Université de Montréal carrying out field work on nationalism, multiculturalism and language teaching among immigrant students and a further position as a Project Assistant at UNDP the International Poverty Centre, Christine brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role in the Centre.

In addition to examining the links between education and conflict, Christine’s own research interests also include youth engagement, accountability and good governance.