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Biography

Kristen joined King’s in March 2018 as a Researcher Officer for theResearch for Health in Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (R4HC-MENA) programme in theConflict & Health Research Group. Kristen’s research interests focus on gender and forced migration and she currently leads on theWomen Leaders in Health and Conflict Initiative. Kristen also undertakes country of origin information research for NGOs supporting asylum seekers.

Prior to working at King’s, Kristen has worked with the New Zealand government, the International Organisation for Migration, and NGOs in Australia managing projects and undertaking research primarily focusing on refugee resettlement. Kristen obtained aMasters degree in International Law and Politics from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.