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Associate Professor of International Relations, Monash University

Katrina Lee-Koo's research interests are in feminist IR, women's leadership, and the politics of conflict and post-conflict zones with a particular focus on the work of the protection and participation of women, children and young people in peacebuilding.

Katrina has been chief investigator on two Australian Research Council projects entitled "Gender after Conflict" and "Towards Inclusive Peace".

She is the co-author of "Ethics and Global Security" (with Anthony Burke and Matt McDonald), "Children and Global Conflict" (with Kim Huynh and Bina D'Costa), and coeditor of "Gender Politics: Navigating Political Leadership in Australia" (with Zareh Ghazarian), "Young Women and Leadership" (with Lesley Pruitt) and "Gender and Global Politics in Asia and the Pacific" (with Bina D'Costa).

Katrina is currently an Associate Editor of the International Feminist Journal of Politics, and sits on the board of the Australian Journal of Politics and History, the Australian Journal of International Affairs, the Australian Journal of Political Science and Politics and Gender.


  • 2017–2021
    Associate professor, Monash University

Research Areas

  • Political Science (1606)