Nina Wilén

PRIO Global Fellow

Research Interests


  • Peacekeeping
  • Gender & Armed conflict 
  • Post-conflict Military
  • Peacebuilding


​Nina Wilén is an FNRS Post-doctoral Researcher at the Department of Political Science at the Université Libre de Bruxelles[WN1]  (ULB). Prior to taking up this post, she was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Antwerp University and the Royal Military Academy in Belgium. She was a Visiting Researcher at Stellenbosch University in 2015 and at Lund University in 2017. She has also been a lecturer at Sciences Po, Paris. Her research interests include conflict resolution and peace processes and more specifically the role of gender and the military in peace processes. She has published extensively on these themes in a range of international journals such as Gender, Work and Organization, Third World Quarterly and International Peacekeeping. She is also the author of the book: Justifying Interventions in Africa: (De) Stabilizing Sovereignty in Liberia, Burundi and the Congo. Since August 2016, Nina is the Deputy Editor for International Peacekeeping. In 2018 she was appointed a PRIO Global Fellow.

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