Roxanna Sjöstedt

Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer


Main research and teaching areas

  • Peace and conflict research
  • International relations
  • Security Studies

Current Research and Teaching

Roxanna Sjöstedt's research and teaching mainly concern international relations theory, securitization, international interventions, norm diffusion, and non-military threats. She is director of peace and conflict studies and lectures and supervises at all levels. She is principal invistigater of the project 'Intervention by Invitation. Why States ask for Help', which investigates when, how, and why states request international interventions to handle domestic unrest. She is also project member of the project 'Warlord Democrats' which investigates threat constructions among former military leaders in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Roxanna has been published in for example Journal of Peace Research, Security Dialogue, Cooperation and Conflict, Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of International Relations and Development, International Relations, and Journal of Political Science Education.

Recent research outputs

Anders Themnér & Roxanna Sjöstedt, 2020, In: Security Studies. 29, 1, p. 1-33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Roxanna Sjöstedt, 2019, Securitization Revisited: Contemporary Applications and Insights. Butler, M. (ed.). Routledge, p. 28-46 (Routledge Critical Security Studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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