Sara Meger is a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Melbourne, where she researches and teaches in the field of feminist international relations and international security. Her current research interests include feminist security studies and global political economy, political and gender-based violence, and conflicts in Colombia, DR Congo, and Ukraine. She is the author of Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict, published by Oxford University Press.
Assistant Professor, Central European University
Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne, PhD
University of Melbourne, Master of Arts (International Relations)
McGill University, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) - Political Science
War as Feminized Labour in the Global Political Economy of Neoimperialism, Postcolonial Studies
The Fetishization of Sexual Violence in International Security, International Studies Quarterly
Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict, Oxford University Press
Toward a Political Economy of Wartime Sexual Violence: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo, International Feminist Journal of Poiltics
Militarized Masculinities and the Political Economy of Wartime Sexual Violence in the DRC, Engaging Men in the Fight Against Gender-Based Violence. UNESCO/Palgrave Macmillan.
Rape in Contemporary Warfare: The Role of Globalization in Wartime Sexual Violence, African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review
Rape of the Congo: Understanding sexual violence in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Journal of Contemporary African Studies