Julie Marie Hansen

Julie Marie Hansen

Doctoral Researcher & Administrative Assistant

Interests and experience

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

Julie Marie Hansen is completing her doctoral work at PRIO and the University of Oslo on the role of social media in countering sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict settings, with a focus on Myanmar.

Work Experience

Administrative Assistant at PRIO, Aug 2023 - present

Doctoral Researcher at PRIO and Department of Media and Communication at University of Oslo, doing research on social media in armed conflict from a gender perspective and with focus on Myanmar context, Feb 2018 - present

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

Project Coordinator of 'On Fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation' project at PRIO, Sept 2020 - Dec 2021 (part-time)

Researcher & Centre 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)

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