Heidi Hardt

Heidi Hardt is an assistant professor of political science at UC Irvine. Her research examines how and why international organizations engage in conflict management. Her work examines multilateral decision-making processes, international crisis management operations, international organization efficiency and dysfunction, institutional memory, adaptation and gender mainstreaming in operational effectiveness. She is the author of Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Lessons in Failure: Institutional Memory in International Organization Crisis Management (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018). Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright Commission and NATO Science for Peace and Security have funded my research. Hardt received her PhD in international affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, in 2011. 

international security, international organizations, NATO, European Union, African Union, crisis management, organizational learning, gender and security, gender mainstreaming, gender representation

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