Research Student Biographies


Vivianna Rodriguez Carreon

Vivianna is a PhD candidate at CPACS. Her research interests cover women survivors of war and their experiences during the aftermath of violent conflict. Currently her research area is gender and conflict, focusing on women’s empowerment and development through agencies within a peacebuilding framework for political participation after conflict. She is working on a case study which covers both East Timor and Peru.

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Lyn Dickens

Lyn Dickens is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, the University of Sydney. Her thesis examines representations of mixed race Eurasians in Australian cultural production and their relationships with constructions of Australian national identity.

Lyn is currently attending the English Faculty at the University of Cambridge as an Academic Visitor and a member of Emmanuel College.

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