Dr Jennifer Hodge

Dr Jennifer Hodge contributes to research on Myanmar and peace communities, as well as coding of peace agreements for the PA-X database. Jennifer passed the viva for her PhD from the UCL Department of Political Science. She also holds an MSc in Conflict Studies from LSE, and an MA in Economics and Politics from the University of Edinburgh.

Jennifer’s doctoral research focused on the conditions under which local peace communities emerge in conflict-affected states, and their effectiveness in reducing physical violence against civilians in the territories in which they form. For her doctoral thesis, Jennifer compiled the first cross-national dataset of peace communities and conducted field research in Colombia.

Jennifer gained parliamentary and campaign experience working for Members of Parliament in Westminster and has worked in central government as a Strategic Advisor.

For queries relating to Jennifer’s research, please contact peacerep@ed.ac.uk.