Dr. Alexandra Novosseloff is a research associate at the Centre Thucydide in Paris. She is also a non resident senior fellow at the International Peace Institute in New York, and at the New York University Center on International Cooperation. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Paris-Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2). Her area of expertise lies in the field of international organizations, the UN Security Council, peacekeeping, and the relationship between the United Nations and regional organizations. She is also a free-lance photographer interested in post-conflict areas.