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Marisa O Ensor
Georgetown University - Program on Justice and Peace
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Dr. Marisa O. Ensor is an applied socio-legal anthropologist and human rights scholar and practitioner currently based at Georgetown University’s Program on Justice and Peace. She has over 15 years of experience as an applied researcher and practitioner with international expertise in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of gender- and youth/child-inclusive projects in societies affected by crises (conflicts, disasters, complex emergencies), fragility and underdevelopment.

Additional areas of specialization focus on women, peace and security, youth, peace and security, human rights, rule of law, peace education, local and institutional capacity building, and countering violent extremism. Dr. Ensor is the author of numerous publications including 4 books, 15 journal articles, 19 book chapters and technical field reports for UNICEF, IOM, UNHCHR and USAID.

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