Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Political Science
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Visiting address Gullhaug torg 1 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

Armed conflict, political violence, gender, conflict-related sexual violence, civil society, international responses to armed conflict, women's rights, Colombia, mixed methods


Postdoctoral Researcher in Political Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (Mar-Sep 2020)

PhD Political Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (2019)

MA Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA (2015)

MA Political Science, Western Washington University, USA (2010)

BA British and American Studies (major), Text Technology (minor), University of Bielefeld, Germany (2007)

Visiting researcher:

Centre for Gender Resarch, University of Oslo, Norway (2020)

Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (2018)

Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Oslo, Norway (2017)

Anne-Kathrin Kreft has also worked as project manager in higher education research and consulting, and she has completed short-term positions and internships at KfW Development Bank (Frankfurt, Germany), German Agency for International Cooperation, GIZ (Lusaka, Zambia), the German Federal Foreign Office (Berlin, Germany) and the World Federation of United Nations Associations (New York, USA).


Christiane-Rajewsky-Prize for PhD dissertation "Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Threat, Mobilization and Gender Norms", German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (2020)

James Caporaso Best Paper Award for "Authoritarian Institutions and Women's Rights" (co-authored with Daniela Donno), Comparative Political Studies (2020)


Tags: Conflict, Violence, Gender, Civil society


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  • Kreft, Anne-Kathrin (2019). How Does Civil Society Understand Conflict-Related Sexual Violence? Perspectives from Women Activists in Colombia. Peace Research Institute Oslo.

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Published Oct. 7, 2020 9:16 AM - Last modified Dec. 2, 2021 6:35 PM