WIIR: Women, Queer Communities, and Political Violence: A Talk with Professor Sandra McEvoy

Date & Time February 25, 2022 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Women in International Relations

Join Women in International Relations for a discussion with Clark University Professor Sandra McEvoy. Sandra McEvoy is a Clinical Associate Professor of Political Science and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Boston University. McEvoy’s primary research interests include the dynamics of political change including women’s participation in political violence; and gender-focused strategies that incorporate perpetrators of political violence into long-term conflict resolution strategies. She has written extensively on the Northern Irish conflict including, the gendered motivations for women’s participation in political violence and the impact that such participation has on notions of men and masculinity. McEvoy’s secondary area of interest explores the vulnerabilities of LGBT+ populations during conflict and natural disasters. Her current project is as coeditor of The Oxford Handbook on Global LGBT Politics. The Handbook is one of the earliest collections that uses sexuality as a critical lens through which to understand global politics.