Conflict Transformation Research
Véronique Dudouet is Programme Director for Conflict Transformation Research. She joined the Berghof research team in 2005 and has since managed various collaborative research projects on resistance/liberation movements, negotiations and third-party intervention in asymmetric conflicts, inclusive political/security transitions, post-war governance and civil resistance.
She conducts regular policy advice, peer-to-peer advice and training seminars for/with conflict and peacebuilding stakeholders. She also carries out consultancy research for various civil society organisations and international agencies (e.g. UNDP, OECD-DAC, European Parliament/External Action Service, GIZ, NOREF) and serves as Academic Advisor of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington. From April to October 2019, she was a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington DC.
Véronique has co-founded and edited several electronic peer-reviewed journals, and has published two edited books and numerous publications in the fields of conflict transformation and nonviolent resistance. As a scholar-activist, she has been involved in numerous anti-war and nonviolent campaigns, including as a volunteer for the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in the Palestinian territories.
Véronique holds an MA and a PhD in Conflict Resolution from the University of Bradford, UK, as well as a BA in political science and a postgraduate research diploma (DEA) in International Relations and Security from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Toulouse, France.