Gwendolyn Whidden

Student Staff Editor

Gwendolyn Whidden (@gwen_whidden) is a Student Staff Editor at Just Security and a PhD Candidate in International Relations at the University of Oxford. Her doctoral research examines decision-making in the United Nations Security Council in response to mass atrocities. Gwendolyn also is a Research and Policy Officer at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC), where she conducts research on international security and supports policy engagement with governments and international organizations.

Previously, Gwendolyn was a Fulbright Scholar in Morocco and a Davis Projects for Peace Fellow in Rwanda. She has worked with the United Nations Department of Peace Operations, the U.N. Office on Genocide Prevention, and various nongovernmental organizations in Rwanda.

Gwendolyn received an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford and a BA in Politics summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Bates College. She is also on LinkedIn.

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