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Victoria Fontan


PhD in Peace and Development Studies from the University of Limerick, Ireland, and Doctorate of Education from the Universidad La Salle, Costa Rica. I am Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the American University of Afghanistan. I am also a visiting in Mexico, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In addition to my experience in academia, I have more than 15 years' experience in peace-building and development. I have worked for the UN and the OSCE, and have researched on a variety of topics such as safeguarding, ethics in peace-building, and the humanitarian-peace-development nexus.