I am a political sociologist with a focus on mass violence, gender, politics, and development. My current research agenda examines the political, economic, and social consequences of armed conflict.
War, gender, social movements, Human Rights, Activism, politics
Dr. Marie Berry is the Director of the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy and an Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School at the University of Denver. She is also the co-founder and convener of the Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative (IGLI), an effort to elevate and amplify the work that women activists are doing at the grassroots to advance peace, justice, and human rights across the world. Her award-winning book, War, Women, and Power: From Violence to Mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina (Cambridge University Press 2018), examined the impact of mass violence on women’s political mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia. Together with Dr. Milli Lake (LSE), she runs the Women’s Rights After War Project. Dr. Berry’s work has been published in places like the Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Gender & Society, Democratization, Signs, New Political Economy, Mobilization, Politics & Gender, Foreign Policy, Boston Review, The Monkey Cage, and Political Violence @ A Glance. She is a 2021 recipient of a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award.
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
MA, Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2010
BA, International Studies and Political Science, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, 2007
American Sociology Association
International Studies Association
My research looks at the impact of war on women, and at the experiences and impact of women-identified activists across the world. See more here: https://www.wrawproject.org/
CAREER: Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative
The Women's Rights After War Project
UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub
Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative (IGLI)
Rigor, Relevance, and Responsibility: Promoting Ethical Approaches to Policy Engagement
Inclusive Approaches to Violence Prevention and Reduction
Berry, M. E. (2018). War, Women, and Power: From Violence to Mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.