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JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR), United Nations University

Lee Schrader is a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)-UNU Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the UNU Centre for Policy Research. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the Australian National University and a Master’s of International Politics from the University of Melbourne. His doctoral dissertation examined the role of third-party mediators within the context of the Middle East peace process from 2001-2011.

Lee’s current work with UNU-CPR focuses predominantly on global peace and security issues, including UN institutional reform, regional dispute resolution mechanisms, and the legitimacy of political settlements.


  • –present
    JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Research Fellow, United Nations University


  • 2013 
    Australian National University (ANU), PhD / International Relations