The Ethics Board

Professor Jennie E. Burnet is an Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Global Studies Institute at Georgia State University. She is particularly interested in how women rebuild their lives in the aftermath of war and how they give meaning to their experiences. She has extensive fieldwork experience in Rwanda and has conducted research on gender and sexual violence. In 2013, she won the Elliot Skinner Award from the Association for Africanist Anthropology for her book Genocide Lives in Us: Women, Memory & Silence in Rwanda (University of Wisconsin Press, 2012). Jennie is the chair of the CSRS Ethics Board.

Professor Susanne Buckley-Zistel is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Marburg. Her areas of expertise include gender, sexual violence, memory politics and transitional justice. She has fieldwork experience in Africa, including Uganda. Her most recent book, published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2016 and co-edited with Annika Björkdahl, is Spatializing Peace and Conflict: Mapping the Production of Places, Sites and Scales of Violence.

Dr Tereza Capelos is a Senior Lecturer in Political Psychology at the University of Birmingham. Her work focuses on the affective, cognitive and motivational determinants of decision making. She is particularly interested in the impact of emotions and values on radicalization and values. She is the Standing Group Chair and director of the European Consortium for Political Research, and the co-editor of The Palgrave Handbook of Global Political Psychology (2014).

Professor Sabina Čehajić-Clancy is an Associate Professor and Dean of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology in Bosnia-Herzegovina. She is a Social Psychologist and received her PhD from the University of Sussex in the UK. Her research focuses mainly on inter-group reconciliation and she has published numerous articles on the topic.

Elizabeth Dartnall is a health policy specialist and has postgraduate degrees in Psychology and Medicine. She manages the day-to-day activities of the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) in South Africa, and she was previously Senior Programme Manager for the African Medical and Research Foundation. An expert on sexual violence, she co-authored the South African Medical Council’s Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Research on the Perpetration of Sexual Violence (2012). Her research interests include vicarious trauma and the prevention of sexual violence.

Professor Rosie Harding is a Professor of Law and Society at the University of Birmingham. She is an expert on mental capacity and she recently completed a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship focused on understanding how carers of people with dementia experience the regulatory frameworks surrounding accessing help with and financial assistance for care. Her latest book, Duties to Care: Dementia, Relationality and Law, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.

Professor Inger Skjelsbaek is a Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in Norway. She is a psychologist and a specialist on sexual violence in conflict. She is the author of The Political Psychology of War Rape: Studies from Bosnia and Herzegovina, published by Routledge in 2011. In 2017, she was appointed Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Professor Stefan Wolff is a Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham. He is a political scientist whose research interests include ethnic conflict, conflict management, conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction. He has extensive fieldwork expertise, from Northern Ireland and the Balkans to Africa and the Middle East, and he is the co-editor of the journal Ethnopolitics. A prolific scholar, his publications to date include almost 20 books and over 50 journal articles and book chapters, and his work has been widely cited.