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Dr Claudia Pfeifer Cruz

Researcher

Dr Claudia Pfeifer Cruz

Claudia Pfeifer

Dr Claudia Pfeifer Cruz is a Researcher in the SIPRI Peace Operations and Conflict Management Programme. Her research focuses on UN peace operations, human rights and protection of civilians, and data and trends on peace operations. She is responsible for developing and maintaining SIPRI’s database on multilateral peace operations.

Prior to joining SIPRI, she was a Visiting Research Fellow at Brown University, in the United States, and a Teaching Assistant at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), in Switzerland. She was also a Research Assistant at World Vision International and completed an internship at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Subject expertise

International Security, Peace Operations, Political and Criminal Violence, Organized Crime

Regional expertise

Latin America

Languages
Portuguese, English, Spanish, German, French
Education

PhD, International Relations/Political Science, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland

MA, International Relations/Political Science, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland

BA, International Relations, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Citizenship
Brazil
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