Dr Lauren Twort

Lauren's research focuses on defence industry and community relations, the armed forces covenant, innovation in defence and peacebuilding.
She has organised and headed research trips in Europe and Africa conducting in-depth qualitative research through an ethnographic approach. She has a PhD from the University of Roehampton Business School which explores the subjective nature of post-conflict recovery in Sierra Leone. She has a double MA in International Relations from the University of Kent and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, and a joint BA in Global Politics and English from Canterbury Christ Church University.