People

Sara E. Davies is an Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Public Policy in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University, Australia. Sara is the recipient of an ARC Discovery Project with Prof Jacqui True that examines the prevention of sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations, in the Asia Pacific (PSV-AP). This ARC Discovery Project builds on her previous work on the prevention of mass atrocities and the Responsibility to Protect (co-editor, Women Peace and Security and the Responsibility to Protect (Martinus Nijhhoff, 2013). Sara has written two books, Global Politics of Health (Polity, 2010) and Legitimising Rejection: International Refugee Law in Southeast Asia (Martinus Nijhoff, 2007). She is the co-founder and co-editor of quarterly issued journal Global Responsibility to Protect.

Jacqui True is Professor of Politics and International Relations in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Australia. Her research interests include sexual and gender-based violence in international relations, critical international political economy, global governance and gender, and feminist research methodologies. She is the author of Globalization, Gender and Post-Socialism (Columbia University Press, 2003), co-author of Doing Feminist Research in Political and Social Science (Palgrave 2010 with Brooke Ackerly), Theories of International Relations (Palgrave, 1996, 2001, 2005, 2009), and co-editor of Feminist Methodologies in International Relations (Cambridge, 2006). She recently published The Political Economy of Violence Against Women in the Oxford Gender and International Relations Series (2012), which won the American Political Science Association’s 2012 biennial prize for the best book in human rights and the British International Studies Association 2013 International Political Economy book prize.

Sara Meger is a research associate on the PSVAP project, based at Monash University. Her doctoral dissertation, completed in 2012, examined the political economy of wartime sexual violence from an examination of the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. She is the founder of the Gender and War Project.

Maria Tanyag is a research assistant and PhD candidate at Monash University. She recently completed her masters by research thesis which examined the struggle for sexual and reproductive rights in the Philippines by looking at how multiple and intersecting inequalities shape the formulation and outcome of reform agendas. Her research interests span a broad range of topics on gender and international relations, human insecurities and the global political economy, and transnational social movements.