About Boel McAteer

I am an international development researcher broadly interested in policy-related research, particularly in relation to vulnerable populations and gender equality. My PhD research focused on gender and self-reliance within global refugee policy, and its application to displaced Syrians in Turkey.

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Languages
Arabic
Elementary Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Working Proficiency
Turkish
Limited Working Proficiency
Swedish
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
English
Full Professional Proficiency
Interests

Interests are where experts would like to focus their attention on Collectivity and try new fields.

EDUCATION

PhD International Development
University of Edinburgh
September 2015 to June 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Thesis: Gendering self-reliance - constructing the ideal refugee wo/man within livelihoods support for displaced Syrians in Turkey

MSc Human Rights and International Politics
University of Glasgow
August 2012 to September 2013
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Focus: Refugee and asylum rights, poverty and inequality, gender and conflict, international humanitarian law. Collaborative dissertation project on children's rights in the UK asylum process.

BA Honours Journalism
University of Stirling
September 2008 to June 2012
Stirling, United Kingdom
Focus: Conflict reporting, public diplomacy, news and multimedia production, gender equality. Student exchange to Carleton University School of Journalism, Ottawa. Undergraduate dissertation project on domestic reporting of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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