Foto Ulrike KrauseUlrike Krause is Junior Professor for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) and the Institute for Social Science, Osnabrück University as well as affiliated Research Associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. She is PI of the projects Women, Forced Migration – and Peace? (funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research) and Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement (funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation). Previously, she worked at the IFHV, Ruhr University Bochum and the Center for Conflict Studies, Marburg University.

With a focus on Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, her teaching and research interests are in the areas of humanitarian refugee protection, conflict displacement nexus, resilience, gender as well as sexual and gender-based violence. Her regional focus is on global developments as well as Africa, in particular East Africa and Uganda. Over the past years, she has published widely on these topics. She is a co-founder and co-editor of the German Journal for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, and board member of the German Network Forced Migration Research (Netzwerk Fluchtforschung). She has also founded and currently co-leads the German Forced Migration Research Blog (FluchtforschungsBlog) as a part of the German Network Forced Migration Research.

In the past, she also worked for international organizations such as UNICEF, GIZ and World Vision in refugee assistance, human rights and gender mainstreaming in Uganda, Germany and other countries.


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