Briony Jones is a senior lecturer at the University of Warwick and Associated Researcher at swisspeace. She holds a MA in Poverty, Conflict and Reconstruction and a PhD in Development Studies from the University of Manchester. Before joining swisspeace, she worked as research assistant on a DFID-funded knowledge program on health systems development; as research consultant for the Chronic Poverty Research Centre. She also was a visiting lecturer in refugees, migration and development at the University of East London and a teaching fellow and lecturer in international development at the University of Manchester. Briony is an active member of Oxford Transitional Justice Research, an international research network focused on contemporary politics in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and is a co-convener of the Reconciliation and Transitional Justice Commission of the International Peace Research Association. In addition to doctoral fieldwork in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Briony has conducted fieldwork in Sri Lanka, Uganda, the United Kingdom and Ivory Coast. Her primary areas of research interest and expertise include: citizenship, reconciliation, state- and nation-building, transitional justice, education, the politics of international development and qualitative research methods. From 2011 to 2015 she was a Senior Research Fellow in the Dealing with the Past program at swisspeace.