Josefina Echavarría Alvarez
Associate Professor of the Practice; Director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM)
Josefina Echavarría Álvarez is the Director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) and Associate Professor of the Practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Echavarria obtained her PhD in Peace, Conflict and Democracy from the Universidad Jaume I (Spain). She was previously co-director of the Research Center for Peace and Conflict at the University of Innsbruck and Fellow at the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) and Trinity College (Ireland). She has worked on and directed international cooperation projects and been a visiting professor at universities in Europe, the Caucasus and Latin America dealing with themes of peacebuilding, peace education, gender, conflict analysis and research methods. As the director of PAM she leads the Barometer Initiative in Colombia, which carries out official monitoring of implementation of the Final Agreement between the government and the former FARC-EP.
- Encyclopedia entry: Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Elise Ditta, Juanita Esguerra-Rezk, Patrick McQuestion. (2020) Colombian Peace Agreement 2016. In: Richmond O., Visoka G. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11795-5_128-1
- Encyclopedia entry: Josefina Echavarría Alvarez and Jason Quinn. (2020) Peace Agreements. In: Richmond O., Visoka G. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11795-5_140-1
- Research brief: Elise Ditta , Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Patrick McQuestion, and Madhav Joshi. November 2020, Women, Peace and Security: Understanding the Implementation of Gender Stipulations in Peace Agreements, Joint Brief Series: New Insights on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) for the Next Decade, Stockholm: Folke Bernadotte Academy, PRIO and UN Women. (Co-authored with Elise Ditta and Patrick McQuestion)
- Report: Madhav Joshi, Louise Olsson, Rebecca Gindele, Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Elise Ditta and Patrick McQuestion. November 2020, Women, peace and security: Understanding the implementation of gender provisions in the peace agreements, Series of memoirs in the appendix: News perspectives on women, peace and security (WPS) for the next decade, Stockholm: Folke Bernadotte Academy, PRIO and UN Women. (In French)
- Policy: Editor in Chief of PAM Policy Briefs Series: https://peaceaccords.nd.edu/policy