Peace Studies & Political Science
Ali Altiok (peace studies and political science) studies political inclusion and securitization of young people in the context of peacebuilding processes. Previously, he has worked as researcher, policy officer and coordinator for several international peacebuilding organizations in New York City. As an in-house research consultant at the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office, he supported data analysis and narrative development of the Missing Peace: Independent Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security, mandated by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250. He co-authored the policy paper, We Are Here: An Integrated Approach to Youth Inclusive Peace Processes for the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth.
Journal article: Parrin, Anjli, Graeme Simpson, Ali Altiok, and Njoki Wamai. 2022. “Youth and Transitional Justice.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 16 (1): 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijtj/ijac003.
Director of Doctoral Studies
Kathryn Sawyer Vidrine
Assistant Director for Doctoral Studies