Kendra Dupuy left PRIO in 2021. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
By Kendra Dupuy, Júlia Palik & Gudrun Østby in International Journal of Educational Development
By Kendra Dupuy, Júlia Palik & Gudrun Østby
I am a political economist focusing on socio-economic development, natural resource management, the education sector, and civil society. I use both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and have experience in formulating policy advice for a range of stakeholders.
Dr. Dupuy holds a PhD in political science from the University of Washington, and has worked and consulted for a number of policy-focused institutes, including the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre and Chr. Michelsen Institute, the World Bank, the Natural Resource Governance Institute, and the Human Security Report Project.
Journal Article in International Journal of Educational Development
Book Chapter in The Nonprofit Sector: a Research Handbook, Third Edition
PRIO Policy Brief
PRIO Policy Brief
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Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies
The amount of humanitarian aid allocated to education doubled between 2015 and 2018 and Norway has reached the global goal of allocating 4% of their humanitarian aid to the sector.
Mauricio Rivera has received FINNUT funding from the Research Council of Norway for the 4-year project The Crime-Reducing Effect of Education: Disaggregating Education and Impact on Violent Crime (CREED). Congratulations to Mauricio and his project team, which includes Kendra Dupuy (PRIO), Kristian Hoelscher (PRIO), Gudrun Østby (PRIO), Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (Essex & PRIO), Barbara Zarate-Tenorio (Essex & Institute for Social Research), as well as Ernesto Cardenas (Universidad Javeriana).
Congratulations to the team that has secured NORGLOBAL funding from the Research Council of Norway for the 3-year project Green Curses and Violent Conflicts: The Security Implications of Renewable Energy Sector Development in Africa. The project team consists of project leader Siri Aas Rustad (PRIO), Kendra Dupuy, John Andrew McNeish (NMBU), Stacy VanDeveer (University of Massachusetts Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies), Carl Bruch (Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and Francis Mwesigye.
In his Nobel Peace address in 2018 Dr. Mukwege said: “When you drive your electric car; when you use your smart phone or admire your jewellery, take a minute to reflect on the human cost of manufacturing these objects.”
The new research project “Green Curses and Violent Conflict” will examine the conditions under which increased investment in renewable energy could generate a new set of resource- and energy-related violent conflicts in Africa – a so-called “green curse” – and how to prevent and resolve these conflicts.
Clarivate has just announced their 'Journal citation report', containing the most influential ranking of academic journals.
As with previous years, PRIO's own journals, the Journal of Peace Research (JPR) and Security Dialogue (SD) remain highly ranked. SD is now placed 9th in the International Relations category, with an improved 2-year Impact Factor (IF) of 2.710 (they are not in the Political Science category). JPR is ranked 14th in the International Relations (out of 85) and 32nd in Political Science (out of 169) categories, also with an improved 2-year IF of 2.419.
Save the children today published the War on Children report, which shows that the number of children living in conflict zones have increased by 75% in the last 20 years. The report is based on PRIO research.
Gudrun Østby is the new Editor of the Journal of Peace Research, while Marianne Dahl is the new Deputy Editor.
Several new PRIO projects have received funding from the Research Council of Norway's FRIHUMSAM funding program.
Coming out of a two year project on Power-sharing in Africa for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, CSCW has produced 6 extensive reports and 8 policy briefs on the subject this fall. These point to general policy recommendations to aid the Ministry.