Josefina Echavarría Alvarez
Associate Professor of the Practice; Director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM)
1110 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631-6970
Echavarría earned her Ph.D. in Peace, Conflict, and Democracy from the University Jaume I (Spain). She was previously Director of the Research Center for Peace and Conflict (InnPeace) and Senior Lecturer at the Unit for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Echavarría has taught in numerous universities around the world on peacebuilding, peace education, gender, conflict analysis, and research methods.
Her research explores sustainable peacebuilding after violence, methods and facilitation of conflict transformation, studies and practices of reconciliation, and memory and in/security and migration. She has also worked on diverse international cooperation projects in the fields of gender, citizenship, and curricular development for peace and conflict studies.
- 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)