Tom Buitelaar is an Assistant Professor in the War, Peace & Justice program of the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University.
Using Agent-Level Factors to Explain Variation in Human Rights Promotion Strategies
Promoting Accountability for War Crimes: Should UN Peacekeepers be involved?
UN-ICC Cooperation: Walking A Tightrope
Criminal accountability at what cost? Norm conflict, UN peace operations and the International Criminal Court
Tom Buitelaar is an Assistant Professor in the War, Peace & Justice program of the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University. He studies the role of international conflict interventions in world politics. He is particularly interested in the micro-dynamics of these interventions, the role of individual agency, and how they are guided by international norms. Tom holds a PhD from the European University Institute and two Masters from Utrecht University and the University of Amsterdam.
His most recent publications include Asssisting International Justice: Cooperation Between UN Peacekeepers and the International Criminal Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Oxford University Press) as well as several journal articles in the European Journal of International Relations, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding and Human Rights Review.
Tom teaches on these subjects at Leiden University and is also the coordinator of the Minor Global Affairs.
Finally, Tom is the co-chair of the Dutch Peacekeeping Network which convenes NGOs, academia, and the Dutch Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense, to consider and improve the Dutch role in UN peacekeeping operations. Between 2023-2024, he will be a Civil War Paths fellow.
He is open for PhD proposals on the above subjects.
Personal website: tombuitelaar.com.
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