Paula Drumond is a PhD candidate at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID, Geneva) and researcher of the Global South Unit for Mediation (PUC-Rio, Brazil). Paula has previously worked as a lecturer at PUC-Rio and as a Policy Assistant at Action Aid’s office for Latin America.

Her research focuses on gendered dynamics of violence, security, and conflict resolution. More specifically, Paula’s dissertation unpacks the phenomenon of conflict-related sexual violence against men. Her publications in English and Portuguese center broadly on gender and international security, and include book chapters published by Routledge, IPEA and Edward Elgar.