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Dr. Miriam Anderson is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies at Ryerson University. She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge in Politics and International Studies and a BA (International Relations) and MA (Political Science) from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Anderson has held visiting scholar positions at the Institute for African Studies, Elliot School for International Affairs, George Washington University, Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp, and at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
From 1999-2002, Dr. Anderson served as a human rights monitor for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Mission to the Republic of Croatia. During this period she also monitored elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina and in Croatia for the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). Anderson has volunteered with grassroots organizations in Nicaragua and El Salvador.
Dr. Miriam Anderson researches non-state actors in international security, specializing on women’s participation in peace processes and in post-conflict. She is currently completing a project using social network analysis to determine the impact of gender-inclusive peace negotiations on women’s political influence in post-conflict politics. She teaches courses on international relations, qualitative research methods, women and international security, and women and politics.
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