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       The Gender & Security Seminar Series

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Meeting 7
Monday, November 14, 2011
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Carr Center Conference Room
Rubenstein Building
(Floor 2, Room 219)
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UN 1325 and Peacebuilding

Speaker: Kathleen Kuenhast, Director of the Gender and Peacebuilding Center, United States Institute for Peace.
Kathleen KuenhastKathleen Kuehnast is director of the Gender and Peacebuilding Center at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Prior to her present position, Kuehnast had a 15-year career in international development, where she worked extensively with the World Bank managing research and programmatic projects and advising policymakers (government and non-government) on social development concerns, with a focus on gender-related concerns. She has worked in a similar capacity with the Asian Development Bank, the German Technical Cooperation Agency and the U.N. Development Program. From poverty studies such as, Better a Hundred Friends than a Hundred Rubles: Social Networks in Transition in Kyrgyzstan, to conflict-related development projects, Whose Rules Rule? Everyday Border and Water Conflicts in Central Asia, Kuehnast has focused on the role of qualitative social analysis as a critical perspective, especially in understanding the role of women in economic transition and post-conflict reconstruction. Dr. Kuehnast is co-editor of the volume, Women and War: Power and Protection in the 21st Century (USIP Press). As a recipient of the Mellon Foreign Fellowship at the Library of Congress (2000) and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies Fellowship (1999) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, she has studied and written extensively on the impact of post-Soviet transition on Muslim women of Central Asia, and is co-editor of the volume, Post-Soviet Women Encountering Transition: Nation Building, Economic Survival, and Civic Activism. Kuehnast holds a Ph.D. in socio-cultural anthropology from the University of Minnesota. Her master?s degree in education is from the University of St. Thomas.

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