Sarah Smith

Visiting Assistant Professor

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Sarah Smith has lectured in gender, international relations, security and conflict resolution at Monash University, Swinburne University of Technology and Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. Her research interests include critical intersections between gender, security and peace studies; and sexual violence in crises and conflict.


Select Publications.

2017. “Accountability and sexual exploitation and abuse in peace operations.” Australian Journal of International Affairs 71 (4): 405-422.

2015. “When gender started: the United Nations in post-occupation Timor-Leste.” Global Change, Peace and Security 27 (1): 55-67.

Forthcoming. “Gendered identities in peacebuilding”, in Christine Agius and Dean Keep (eds.) Making, displacing and disrupting identity: discourses, culture and politics. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Forthcoming. “Feminism”, in Stephen McGlinchey (ed.) International Relations theory: a practical introduction. E-International Relations.

Under contract. Gendering peace: UN peacebuilding in Timor-Leste. Routledge, Gender in Global Politics Series.