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OUR Alumni

Ross James Gildea

Award: Fulbright Irish Scholar Award

Sponsor: NUI

Institution: University of Oxford

Year: 2022

Dr. Ross James Gildea is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Oxford Programme on International Peace and Security, which is part of the Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict at the University of Oxford. He holds a DPhil in International Relations (completed in 2021) from the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. His research covers themes such as values and foreign policy, political violence, atrocity prevention and accountability, transnational advocacy, and political psychology. As a Fulbright Scholar, Ross will be affiliated to Columbia University to carry out research on the relationship between moral psychology, trauma, and norm entrepreneurship. He is especially interested in explaining why individuals and groups in the non-state sector commit to sustained transnational advocacy in areas of public policy that lack normative consensus.

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