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Justyna Janicka - PhD Student jjanicka@bournemouth.ac.uk

PhD Title: Processes of international norm diffusion – international society and local agents: Displaced Persons in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina



Justyna is currently a PhD student in BUDMC. She has previously earned a BA (Hons) from University of Toronto, MA in European Studies from Jagiellonian University and MPhil in Politics from Queen Mary University of London. While completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education at Queen Mary University of London she was a Teaching Assistant on undergraduate courses in Politics and International Relations. She became an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, in 2013.

Justyna pursues a career in higher education with enthusiasm. She has developed specialist knowledge whilst working in management positions in the Higher Education sector.


Research Interests:

Justyna’s research concentrates on the UNHCR durable solutions programmes. The first focus of her research is to understand factors that explain the changing global policy on durable solutions for refugees. Second goal of her study is to better understand how refugees and returnees may engage in the process of peacebuilding. While her thesis focuses on Bosnia-Herzegovina case study, the research reveals the likely direction of future policies regarding involuntary migrants.