Rachel Gordon

Rachel GordonAssistant Researcher, Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium

Rachel joined the Feinstein Center in 2012 as an Assistant Researcher working with Drs. Dan Maxwell and Dyan Mazurana in the DFID-funded Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC).

Rachel has previously been involved in FIC projects on livelihoods and disaster risk reduction, MIT/USAID’s Urban Resilience in Chronic Violence project, and the international Gender and Disaster Network, as well as risk and crisis management for international education and development organizations. Rachel received dual Master’s degrees from The Fletcher School and the department of Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning at Tufts University in May 2012, with a focus on urban resilience and human security. She holds a B.A. in history and international studies from Macalester College.

Publications with the SLRC:

In the eye of the storm: An analysis of internal conflict in South Sudan’s Jonglei State

FIC Publications

In the eye of the storm: An analysis of internal conflict in South Sudan’s Jonglei State
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By Rachel Gordon | March 2014

The violent political crisis that has engulfed South Sudan since mid-December 2013 has awakened the world to the fundamental lack of stability in the world’s newest country. Unfortunately, the situation…

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