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Carlo Koos

Senior Researcher

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Political scientist focusing on conflict, peace and development

Carlo's research interests lie at the intersection of comparative politics, peace and conflict studies and international development. He is particularly interested in (1) gender norms and its relationship to conflict, peace and development as well as (2) the conditions under which humanitarian assistance and aid projects contribute to political trust and social cohesion in post-conflict contexts. His research has appeared in the Journal of Conflict ResolutionWorld Development, World Politics, among others. Carlo has conducted field research and data collection in Liberia, the DR Congo, South Sudan, Burundi and Nigeria. His research has been supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the KfW Development Bank, the World Bank, the Welthungerhilfe and Oxfam. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Hamburg in 2015 and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Konstanz and the University College London.

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