Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

Director, Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies; Research Director, PRIO

Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert is a senior researcher at PRIO. She holds a PhD from the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI) at SciencesPo, Paris. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled “The internationalization of the Sudanese conflicts: from South-Sudan to Darfur. Agenda-setting, mobilization and qualifications”. Jumbert has been a visiting scholar at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, New York. She has also been a guest researcher at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in Oslo and the Centre d’Études et de Documentation Économiques, Juridiques et Sociales (CEDEJ) in Khartoum.

Current work

Jumbert is project leader of ‘Brazil’s Rise to the Global Stage’ (BraGS), funded by the Latinamerika programme of the Norwegian Research Council (RCN) and starting in August 2014. She was also the project leader of The Critical Humanitarian Technology Project, completed in 2013.

Since 2011, Jumbert has been leading PRIO’s work on the EUFP7 project Protection of European Borders and Seas through the Intelligent Use of Surveillance  (PERSEUS), and is leading the project Communicating Risk in the Digital Age (DIGICOM),  funded by the SAMRISK programme of the RCN.

Selected publications

Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora; Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen; Karlsrud, John & Kaufmann, Mareile (2014) ‘Humanitarian technology: a critical research agenda’, International Review of the Red Cross.

Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen; Hoelscher, Kristian; Tank, Pinar & de Carvalho, Benjamin (2014) ‘Brazil: An Aspiring Global Power’, Government Gazette, July 2014, pp.80-82.

Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora; Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert & John Karlsrud (2014) Ny humanitær teknologi – en kritisk forskningsagenda, Internasjonal Politikk(2): 224–233.

Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen (2014), How Sudan’s ‘rogue’ state label shaped US responses to the Darfur conflict: what’s the problem and who’s in charge? Third World Quarterly, 35:2, 284-299.

Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen (2013) Controlling the Mediterranean Space through Surveillance: The Politics and Discourse of Surveillance as an All-encompassing Solution to EU Maritime Border Management Issues, Espace Populations Sociétés 2012(3): 35–48.

Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen; & David Lanz (2013) Globalised Rebellion: The Darfur insurgents and the world, Journal of Modern African Studies 51(2): 193–217.

Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen (2007) La Sécurité humaine et l’internationalisation des conflits intra-étatiques : le cas du conflit au Sud-Soudan [Human security and the internationalization of intra-state conflicts: the case of the conflict in South Sudan] , Human Security Journal 3(2): .

Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen; John Karlsrud & Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (2013) Vil aggressive fredsoperasjoner løse Malis humanitære krise?, Bistandsaktuelt.

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