Author profile: Pernilla Johansson

Pernilla Johansson is a fourth-year PhD-candidate in Political Science at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). This year (2016-2017), she is also an associated researcher at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs in Stockholm, Sweden, where she is based to do her field work, interviewing and observing practitioners at international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) working in peacebuilding (as well as their donors) in Europe and East Africa. In addition to a number of minor travel, conference, and advancement grants, she has received two research grants of $3,000 and $4,700 from interdisciplinary centers at UCI (Center for Citizen Peacebuilding, and the Newkirk Center for Science and Society respectively), as well as a teaching excellence award from the Political Science Department. In addition to several conference papers, she is equal co-author (with Stacey Liou) of the article “Public spheres on the move: the embodied deliberation of cycling in Los Angeles”, published in the peer-reviewed journal Space and Polity (Vol 21, Issue 1, 2017, pp. 59-74)

Feeling For the Game: How Emotions Shape Listening in Peacebuilding Partnerships

Pernilla Johansson • May 17 2017 • Articles
Interpreting emotions are not considered relevant to being a competent peace building practitioner, but paying attention to it helps us to listen and identify obstacles.

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