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Shannen Young

POSITION AT SIPRI
Communications Officer

Shannen Young

Shannen Young

Shannen Young is a Communications Officer at SIPRI, responsible for visual content and the Institute's social media platforms. Prior to joining SIPRI, she gained her MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from Uppsala University, Sweden, with a focus on women’s and minorities’ rights in transitional justice mechanisms and conflict analysis. She also worked as Head of Layout for Uttryck Magazine, a division of the Uppsala Association of Foreign Affairs, and volunteered with Amnesty International in Vancouver, Canada.

Subject expertise

Mass violence, transitional justice, oral history, Adobe Creative Cloud

Regional expertise

Europe

Languages
English
Education

MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden; BA in History and Humanities, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Citizenship
Canada