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Izabela Steflja, PhD

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Izabela Steflja, PhD

Specialty Areas:

transitional justice, civil war, gender

VPI Core Areas

VPI Core Areas: #Community Violence

Angles of Approach

#Societal Structural


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.



Selected Publications:

Courses with violence related topics

Dr. Steflja’s School of Liberal Arts profile page