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Lesley Ann Daniels

Lesley Ann Daniels

Research Fellow

Biography

Lesley-Ann Daniels is currently a research fellow at IBEI. She is a former AXA Research Fund post-doctoral fellow with her research on "Minority rights and the stability of post-conflict environments". She defended her doctoral thesis on the use of amnesty during civil wars at the Pompeu Fabra University in 2016. Prior to her doctorate, she worked for the EU Peace and Reconciliation Programme in Northern Ireland. Her research interests are political violence, civil wars, post-conflict peacebuilding, transitional justice and identity rights.

Background and education

  • (2016) PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • (2011) Masters in Research Methods, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • (1998) Masters in European Integration, Queen's University Belfast
  • (1988) BA (Hons) in Social and Political Science, Queens' College, University of Cambridge

Awards

2016. AXA Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellow.

2015. Honorable Mention. Best Paper Award, Conflict Processes Section of the American Political Science Association for the paper "The determinants of low-intensity intergroup violence: The case of Northern Ireland"

Research

Research interests

  • Civil wars
  • Political conflict
  • Post-conflict peacebuilding
  • Minority rights
  • Identity studies

Research projects

Selected publications

  • Daniels, Lesley Ann.2019.Why is peace failing in the Philippines?.The Conversation,Link
  • Daniels, Lesley Ann.2018.The International Criminal Court and the Rebels’ Commitment Problem.Civil Wars,DOI: 10.1080/13698249.2018.1553021Link
  • Daniels, Lesley Ann; Balcells, Laia; Escribà Folch, Abel

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    2016.The determinants of low-intensity intergroup violence: The case of Northern Ireland.Journal of Peace Research,53(1):33-48. Honorable Mention 2015 Best Paper Award, Conflict Processes Section of the American Political Science AssociationLink
  • Daniels, Lesley Ann.2016.Tras el Velo del Antiterrorismo.Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals,112:255-257
  • Daniels, Lesley Ann.2011.Segregation and the Onset of Civil War.International Catalan Institute for Peace Working Papers,2011/7Link