Dr Sarah von Billerbeck is a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Reading.
Her research focusses on UN peacekeeping, civil war and post-conflict reconstruction, the UN, institutional legitimacy, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
She previously worked for the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC, the American Refugee Committee in Guinea, and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in Lebanon.
She holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford and previously taught at King’s College London.
Her book, Whose Peace? Local Ownership and UN Peacekeeping was published by Oxford University Press in 2016.