- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Dr Simone Bunse is a Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Food, Peace and Security Programme. Prior to her current role, she was the Content Manager for the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development. Her previous positions have included Director of Academic Affairs at Lead University, Costa Rica; Associate Teaching Professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, Washington DC, USA; Assistant Professor at INCAE Business School, Costa Rica; and Visiting Researcher at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium.
Before her academic career, she was a project manager at the international consulting firm Oxford Analytica. She has published with leading publishers, including Oxford University Press and Palgrave McMillan. Her book Small States and EU Governance won the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles Award by the American Library Association for excellence in scholarship.
Comparative politics, comparative policy process, policy analysis, political risk analysis, decision-making for public policy, European integration, EU institutions and policy-making, gender equality, interlinkages between climate, food, peace and security
EU, Western Europe and Latin America
DPhil in Politics, University of Oxford; MPhil in European Politics and Society, University of Oxford; BA in European Studies/Economics, University of Kent at Canterbury