Dr Lisa Vickers

Policy Fellow
Risk Reduction | Gender | Disarmament

Dr Lisa Vickers is a Policy Fellow at BASIC where she works in the Risk Reduction programme. Her research interests are in gendered and human security approaches to risk reduction and disarmament.

In addition to her role at BASIC, Lisa is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge. Since 2020, she has participated in UN Women activities as a National Gender Youth Activist. Additionally, Lisa is a Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Next Generation Ambassador. She has also contributed to several projects relating to gender and disarmament with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs.

Lisa holds a PhD in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies from the University of Cambridge. Her PhD thesis focused on the Women’s Equality Party and its struggle to utilise its standing as a political party to ensure that women’s interests are represented throughout the British political landscape and beyond. She has presented her research at academic conferences in Italy, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

In addition, Lisa holds an MPhil degree from the University of Cambridge in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut where she majored in History and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and minored in Human Rights.

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