Dr Devon Curtis

University Senior Lecturer at Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge

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University Senior Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

Dr Devon Curtis is a University Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. Her main research interests and publications deal with power-sharing and governance arrangements following conflict, rebel movements in Africa, the United Nations, and critical perspectives on conflict, peacebuilding and development.

Her field research concentrates on the Great Lakes region of Africa, especially Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Previously, Devon worked for the Canadian government and the United Nations Staff College, and she has been a consultant for the UK Department for International Development and for the Overseas Development Institute.

Dr Curtis has had fellowships at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University, and at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University. She has also been a Visiting Senior Advisor at the International Peace Institute in New York.