Marie Berry

Marie BerryDr. Marie Berry is Assistant Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and an affiliate of the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy. She is a political sociologist with a research focus on mass violence, gender, and development. Her current book project, War, Women, and Political Power in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina, examines the impact of war and genocide on women’s informal and formal political participation in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. A related project critically assesses efforts to empower women in these same cases. She is also engaged in a collaborative project exploring the political logic behind market-oriented development projects in Rwanda. Her work has received several awards, including the 2015 Best Graduate Paper Award from the American Sociological Association’s Human Rights Section, and UCLA’s Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Award, the university’s highest all-around award for a graduate student. She completed her Ph.D. in sociology at UCLA in 2015. You can follow her on Twitter @marieeberry.


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