Natalie Hudson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton, Ohio, where she also serves as the Director of the Human Rights Studies Program. Her expertise has led to consultancy work for governmental and nongovernmental organizations, including the European Union and the United Nations.

Natalie’s research interests focus on women’s activism in the global security arena, particularly in the context of the United Nations, and on the meaning, significance and applicability of human security in the 21st century.