Marie Lobjoy is a master’s student in International Affairs specialising in Global Security at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies . Her research interests revolve around post-colonial theory, conflict analysis and military interventionism in the MENA and Sahel regions.
Marie is a Research Collaborator at the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP). She simultaneously works on the SNSF PRIMA project “A child of its time: the impact of world politics on peacebuilding” led by Sara Hellmüller, and supports Oliver Jütersonke in his works on the impacts of LEIs on urbanisation and security issues in Madagascar (Research consortium: CDE, IHEID/CCDP, and IISD) as well as in his Book project on the Responsibility to Protect.
She is also the project coordinator of the Action Learning for Conflict Analysis (ALCA) initiative, funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and conducted in partnership with OCHA and the UNHCR.
Marie holds a bachelor’s degree in European Politics from King’s College London and has prior experience working as an intern with the French land armed forces.