Margaux PINAUD

Academic Coordinator of the Conflict & Fragility Management Programme

Margaux is the Academic Coordinator of the Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP), Conflict and Fragility Management Program (CFM). The CFM is led by the Graduate Institute's Executive Education, in close collaboration with the CCDP. Margaux is a former Visiting Fellow at the CCDP. She holds a Doctorate from the Humanitarianism and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester. Her thesis examined the role of civil society in ceasefire monitoring mechanisms in civil wars using a mix of statistical and comparative case study methods. She has been invited to engage with peace practitioners about this topic on various occasions. Her prior experience includes several years in the monitoring and analysis of trends related to political violence and humanitarian needs for the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data project (ACLED) and for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

Academic publications: 

  • Pinaud, M. 2021. Pathways to Peace? A Mixed Methods Study of the Role of Civil Society in Ceasefire Monitoring. Doctoral dissertation. The University of Manchester. 256p. Available here
  • Pinaud, M. 2021. "Home-Grown Peace: Civil Society Roles in Ceasefire Monitoring". International Peacekeeping. Vol. 28, No. 3. pp. 470-495. Available here

Other publications: 

  • Pinaud, M. 2021. "Civil Society and Ceasefire Monitoring: Evidence from Nepal". Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Policy Reports. Available here