Miriam Mona Mukalazi
scholar on feminist security policies

Miriam Mona Mukalazi is a leading scholar on feminist security policies. Currently, she is a Max-Weber-Post-Doc Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. Recent consultancies include the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy, the World Bank, and the EU Commission.

During her PhD at Heinrich-Heine-University in Duesseldorf, Miriam compared the African Union’s and European Union’s legitimation practices with regard to gender, peace and security policies. She has taught Feminist Foreign Policy at the University of Cologne and was part of a research project at the Philipps University of Marburg. As a visiting researcher, Miriam worked at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and the Institute for Peace and Security Studies in Addis Ababa. Moreover, Miriam was selected for the International Charlemagne Prize Academy to conduct research on EU Gender Policies. She has received other scholarships from the Bertelsmann Foundation, ZEIT as well as the Deutschlandstiftung Integration scholarship with the German Chancellor as patronage.

Before her academic career, Miriam worked at UN Women Germany, specialising in the UN’s Women, Peace and Security agenda. As an expert on feminist security policies, she was invited to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag.
Moreover, Miriam regularly comments on security policies in German-speaking media such as SWR, WDR, Deutschlandfunk Nova, Wiener Zeitung, and DER Standard.


Website: www.eui.eu/people?id=miriam-mukalazi
Twitter: MiriamMonaMu; EUI_Schuman
LinkedIn: Miriam Mona Mukalazi; Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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