Jana Krause

Associate Professor - Department of Political Science
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Academic interests

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


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


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


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. 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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