Jacqui True

PRIO Global Fellow

Jacqui True
Additional position(s):
Professor of Politics & International Relations, Monash University

Email: Jacqui.True@monash.edu
Twitter: @JacquiTrue
Jacqui True is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

​Jacqui is a specialist in gender and international relations, women, peace and security, and feminist methodologies. Her current research is focused on examining gender and foreign policy cross-nationally, and on understanding the political economy of post-conflict violence against women and the patterns of systemic sexual and gender-based violence in Asia Pacific conflict-affected countries. 


​Jacqui True, FASSA, is Professor of Politics and International Relations and Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Australia. She is also the Director of Monash University's Centre for Gender, Peace and Security (Monash GPS). She was appointed a PRIO Global Fellow in 2017.

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​Recent publications include The Political Economy of Violence Against Women (Oxford University Press), winner of the  American Political Science Association's 2012 biennial prize for the best book in human rights, 'Reframing Conflict-Related Sexual Violence' in Security Dialogue with Sara E Davies and Scandalous Economics: The Politics of Gender and Financial Crises (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) edited with Aida Hozić. She is a co-editor with Sara Davies of the Oxford Handbook on Women, Peace and Security (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Davies, Sara & Jacqui True (2017) When there is no justice: gendered violence and harm in post-conflict Sri Lanka, The International Journal of Human Rights. DOI: 10.1080/13642987.2017.1360025.
True, Jacqui & Aida A. Hozić (2017) Brexit as a scandal: gender and global trumpism, Review of International Political Economy 24(2): 270–287.
True, Jacqui & Sara Davies (2017) Norm Entrepreneurship in Foreign Policy: William Hague and the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Foreign Policy Analysis 13(3): 701–721.

Book Chapter

True, Jacqui (2017) Conflict in Asia and the Role of Gender-Based Violence, in John Rieger, ed., The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia. Bangkok, Thailand: The Asia Foundation (230–240).