Dr. Izabela Steflja’s research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of international development, comparative politics, and conflict and post-conflict studies. She studies transitional justice, civil war, nationalism, and gender. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Eastern and Central Africa and the Balkans. Dr. Steflja’s current book manuscript examines local perceptions of international criminal tribunals. In addition, she is working on a project that investigates female perpetrators of crimes against humanity.
- Steflja, I. (2018). Internationalised justice and democratisation: how international tribunals can empower non-reformists. Third World Quarterly, 39(9), 1675-1691.
- Steflja, I. (2018). The production of the war criminal cult: Radovan Karadžić and Vojislav Šešelj at The Hague. Nationalities Papers, 46(1), 52-68.
- Steflja, I., & Darden, J. T. (2013). Making civilian casualties count: Approaches to documenting the human cost of war. Human Rights Review, 14(4), 347-366.
Courses with violence related topics
- IDEV 4300 Identity and Development
- IDEV 4330 Post-Conflict Development: Transitional Justice
- IDEV 4951 Women and Development in Africa