Maryam Rokhideh

Anthropology & Peace Studies

Maryam Rokhideh (anthropology & peace studies) holds a master’s degree in conflict resolution from the University of Bradford, where she worked with the John Elnora Ferguson Centre for African Studies. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in international studies and minors in conflict resolution and comparative literature. As a researcher and practitioner, Maryam has worked with conflict-affected communities in Cameroon, Rwanda, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Colombia and South Korea. She also has served as a peace writer for the Women’s Peacemaker Program at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice.
Maryam’s research explores the interdisciplinary interactions between anthropology, political science and peace studies, especially how the experience of conflict is culturally constructed and the implications for peacebuilding and post-conflict recovery. Maryam is a Notre Dame Presidential Fellow.