SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Kathryn Nash

BA International Affairs (George Washington University), MA Conflict Resolution (Georgetown University)
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Kathryn Nash
Department of Politics and International Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Ms Kathryn Nash
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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Fridays 9:15am - 11am
Thesis title:
The Evolution of Conflict Resolution Norms at the Regional Level in Africa: From State Security to Human Security
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Kathryn Nash is a PhD candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London). Her research focuses on the evolution of conflict resolution norms at the regional level in Africa. Prior to beginning her PhD, Kathryn worked at the U.S. State Department for seven years first in the Bureau of African Affairs and then in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. She worked at U.S. embassies in Rwanda, South Sudan, Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Chad, and Nigeria. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from George Washington University and a Master’s Degree from Georgetown University.

She has also taught at the Brilliant Club, which was designed and delivered tutorials to primary and secondary school pupils examining regional and international organizations.



Regional and international institutions; African Union; Norms