Paula Pickering

Paula Pickering
College of William & Mary

Paula M. Pickering is an Associate Professor of Government at the College of William & Mary whose research has focused on how Western Balkan citizens and elites influence international efforts to rebuild post-conflict societies and states. She is working on extending recent research investigating the impact of foreign aid for local democratic governance in the Western Balkans to post-conflict societies in other regions. Before getting her PhD in Political Science (University of Michigan in 2001), she worked as a human rights officer for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Mission in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1996) and as the politico-military analyst for Eastern Europe at the US Department of State (1990-1994).

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