PhD Researcher, KU Leuven

Line Kuppens is a PhD Candidate at the Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD), KU Leuven, and the Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp. She holds a VLADOC PhD fellowship from the Flemish Interuniversity Council-University Development Cooperation (VLIR-UOS). Her research focuses on the role of education as a peace-building tool in post-conflict countries, specifically Côte d’Ivoire and Kenya. Her research interests include peace research, peace education, conflict management, and ethnicity.


  • 2014–2018
    PhD, KU Leuven & University of Antwerp
  • 2013–2014
    Research Assistant, KU Leuven