Dr Henri Myrttinen

Dr Henri Myrttinen


Dr Henri Myrttinen is a Senior Research Officer for Gender in Peacebuilding with International Alert. He has been researching, working, teaching, conducting trainings and publishing on gender, especially in the context of post-conflict and conflict-affected societies with and for a range of stakeholders, beneficiaries and target audience for the past 15 years. He holds a Ph.D. in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, with a thesis on masculinities and violence. Other research on gender issues includes examining security sector reform issues, small arms violence, the reintegration of ex-combatants and displaced populations, and SGBV prevention and response from a comprehensive gender perspective.


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