Cecilia Jacob

Dr Cecilia Jacob

Fellow

Qualifications

BA(Hons) (Paris), MA, PhD (ANU)

Contact details
+61 2 6125 2173
Room: 2.07
Building: Hedley Bull Building

Cecilia is a Fellow in the Department of International Relations at the Coral Bell School. Her work focuses on civilian protection, mass atrocity prevention, and international human protection norms. Cecilia has a geographic focus on armed conflict and political violence in South and Southeast Asia, and has conducted extensive overseas field research. Her books include Child Security in Asia: The Impact of Armed Conflict in Cambodia and Myanmar (Routledge, 2014) and (edited with Alistair D. B. Cook) Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First Century: Governance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World (Oxford University Press, 2016). Her research has been published in journals such as Security Dialogue, Global Governance, and Global Responsibility to Protect. Prior to completing her PhD, Cecilia worked for NGOs in France, Thailand and Cambodia, and for the Advisory Group in AusAID, Australia.

Watch Cecilia discuss her particular focus on the protection of civilians in armed conflict.

Three ARC grant successes for Bell School

This week three of our Bell School researchers have received the wonderful news that they have been successful in winning ARC research funding. We are delighted to congratulate:

Implementing the Responsibility to Protect

Implementing the Responsibility to Protect conference report

On 28–29 October 2016, the Department of International Relations at The Australian National University, along with the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect at the University of Que

Strengthening state resistance for the prevention of mass atrocities

Strengthening state resistance for the prevention of mass atrocities

Sometimes controversial in its application, it is now ten years since the unanimous endorsement of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine at the 2005 UN World Summit, writes Cecilia Jacob and Stephen McLoughlin.

Image courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons, Martine Perret

Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Domestic Processes and Foreign Assistance

The Implementing the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) project aims to cut across academic and policy divides to develop a coherent framework and agenda to promote the effective operation of R2P.

Image courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons, Banksy

Children and the Responsibility to Protect Project

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) framework lays down a responsibility to protect populations from the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and ethnic cleansing.

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