Jana Krause

Associate Professor - Department of Political Science
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Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Communal conflicts; civil war; civilian agency and civilian protection; peacebuilding; gender, conflict and peacebuilding; Sub-Sahara Africa; South/Southeast Asia


ERC Project 'ResilienceBuilding: Social Resilience, Gendered Dynamics, and Local Peace in Protracted Conflicts' (2020-2025)


2020 Nils Petter Gleditsch Article of the Year Award of the Journal of Peace Research 

2019 Lee Ann Fujii Book Award for Innovation in the Interpretive Study of Political Violence, American Political Science Association


2021 - Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

2020 - Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

2016 - Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam

2013 - Visiting Research Fellow, Department of War Studies, King's College London

2013 - Post-Doctoral Researcher, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg

2011 - Visiting Research Fellow, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University

2013 - PhD, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva


Tags: Comparative Politics, International relations, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Gender



Krause, Jana. 2018. Resilient Communities: Non-Violence and Civilian Agency in Communal War. Cambridge University Press.


Krause, Jana. 2021. The Ethics of Ethnographic Research in Conflict Zones. Journal of Peace Research, online before print. 

Krause, Jana. 2020. Restrained or Constrained? Elections, Communal Conflicts and Variation in Sexual Violence. Journal of Peace Research 57:1, 185-198.

Krause, Jana. 2019. Stabilization and Local Conflicts: Communal and Civil War in South Sudan. Ethnopolitics, 18:5, 478-493.

Krause, Jana. 2019. Gender Dimensions of (Non)Violence in Communal Conflict: The Case of Jos, Nigeria. Comparative Political Studies, 52:10, 1466-499.

Krause, Jana, Werner Krause and Piia Braenfors. 2018. Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and the Durability of Peace. International Interactions, 44:6, 985-1016.

Krause, Jana. 2017. Non-Violence and Civilian Agency in Communal War: Evidence from Jos, Nigeria. African Affairs,116 (463): 261-283.

Krause, Jana and Cynthia Enloe. 2015. A Wealth of Expertise and Lived Experience: Conversations between International Women Peace Activists at the Women Lead to Peace Summit preceding the Geneva II Peace Talks on Syria, January 2014. International Feminist Journal of Politics, 17:2.

Gilles Carbonnier, Fritz Brugger and Jana Krause. 2011. Assessing Policy Responses to the Resource Curse: Can Civil Society live up to the Expectation? Global Governance 17:2.

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