Professor Valérie Rosoux

Fund for Scientific Research | Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain)

Prof. Rosoux is a leading European authority on post-conflict reconciliation, having worked on theoretical and applied challenges related to reconciliation for decades as a lawyer, a political scientist, and a philosopher. Prof. Rosoux works in cooperation with, and draws insight from, sociologists, psychologists, and historians. Her aim has been to address questions of post-conflict justice and peacebuilding efforts. Valérie Rosoux is a Research Director at the FNRS, and a Professor at the UCLouvain where she teaches International Negotiation and Transitional Justice.

In 2010-2011, she was a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (Washington DC). As a post-doctoral researcher, she worked at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the Center for International Studies and Research (CERI) at Sciences Po Paris and the University Laval, Canada.

Valérie Rosoux has a Licence in Philosophy and a Ph.D. in International Relations. She is the author of several books and articles about post-war settings and the uses of memory in international relations. Her research project at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg focuses on Transitional Justice and Conflict Resolution.