Dr Ellen Ravndal
BA International Studies (Oslo), MSc History of IR (LSE), DPhil in IR (Oxford)
Ellen is a Research Fellow/Lecturer in the Department of International Relations. Her main research areas include international organisations, the UN Secretary-General, and international relations in the nineteenth century. Her research examines international organisations from a historical perspective and addresses the broader questions of what kind of actors international organisations are and how they gain autonomy.
Prior to joining the Department in 2017, Ellen was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Lund University. She was awarded a DPhil in International Relations from St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in 2015.
Ellen is the Thesis Convenor INTR8038/8039 (2018). She also teaches the graduate course Writing International Relations INTR8065/8069 (Semester 2, 2018) and the undergraduate course Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution INTR1022 (Semester 2, 2018).