Julie Marie Hansen left PRIO in 2024. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Julie Marie Hansen

Julie Marie Hansen

Interests and experience

  • Gender, peace and security
  • Sexual and gender-based violence
  • Digital technology
  • Social media
  • Myanmar
  • International development

Work Experience

Doctoral Researcher at PRIO and the University of Oslo, Department of Media and Communication, doing research on social media in addressing sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict, with focus on Myanmar, 2018-2024

Adviser to the Director (temporary cover) at PRIO, April-Oct 2022

Researcher & Manager of PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO, Sept 2017 - Feb 2018

Research Assistant & Centre Coordinator of PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO, July 2015 - Sept 2017

Research Assistant on 'Gender, Conflict and Peacebuilding' project at PRIO, Feb - July 2015

Research Assistant at Swisspeace, working on data collection, data analysis and report writing for research on gendered impacts of armed conflict and peacebuilding in southeast Myanmar, July - Dec 2014

Political Section Intern at British Embassy Oslo, working on international development policy analysis and Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI), Feb - July 2014

Translator from Norwegian, Danish and Swedish to English, freelance and in-house, 2011–2014


MSc in International Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, 2016

MA (Hons) in Social Policy and Scandinavian Studies, University of Edinburgh, College of Humanities and Social Science, 2011


English (native), Norwegian (fluent), French (intermediate), Arabic (beginner), Burmese (beginner)

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