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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Christine Pagen

Chris pagen

TC Degree, Program & Specialization: Ph.D., CIE/Political Science

Geographical Focus: Conflict/post-conflict areas, specifically southern Sudan

Advisor: Fran Vavrus

Previous graduate education:M.Phil., CIE/Political Science, Columbia University; M.A., IED, Teachers College, Columbia University; M.A., Humanities, University of Chicago

Research and scholarly interests: The political impact of humanitarian aid; democracy, human rights, and development; research methods in conflict and crisis situations.

Awards/Grants: Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, Arabic (2006-2007); Spencer Foundation Research Training Grant, Dissertation Fellowship (2007); National Security Education Program, David L. Boren Fellowship (2006-2008); Teachers College Policy Research Fellowship (2007-2008); CIES New Scholars Workshop (2008)

Recent Presentations/Publications:

Annan, J., and Pagen, C. (2005, November). A local approach to peace in Torit, South Sudan. Forced Migration Review, 24. Oxford, UK: University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre.

Pagen, C. (forthcoming in 2008). Implications of associations between INGOs and academic researchers: Reflections from southern SudanPaper accepted for workshop entitled Field Research and Ethics in Post-Conflict Environments. Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY.

Pagen, C. (forthcoming in 2008). Choices after conflict: Aid policy, programming, and political attitudes in southern Sudan. Presentation in panel entitled Academic Visions of Social Movements and Law. African Studies Association, Chicago, IL.

Pagen, C. (2008). Learning in conflict: Aid policy, programming, and political attitudes in southern Sudan. Presentation in panel entitled Rethinking Education: Learning after Civil War in Northern and Southern Sudan. Comparative and International Education Society conference, New York, NY.

Pagen, C. (2005). Education during humanitarian crises: A course proposal for graduate study. Unpublished Masters Thesis. Teachers College, Columbia University.

Pagen, C. (2004). Towards freedom: Educational policy reform in Kazakhstan. Presentation. International Conference on Education Practice, Policy & Law. New Haven, CT.

Pagen, C. (2004). Arm of the government? Security and civilian staff in conflict and post-conflict situations. In Arnstein, T., Pagen, C., and Zakharia, Z. (Eds.), Education in emergencies and post-conflict situations: Problems, responses, and possibilities. New York: Society for International Education.

Pagen, C. (2002). Coexistence education: Securing the future. The Coexistence Chronicle, 2(2).