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Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor
Massenbergstraße 9 B
44787 Bochum
Germany

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NATIONALITY Dutch

RESEARCH FOCUS

Humanitarian Studies, Management of International and Local Organizations in Crises, Local Participation

EDUCATION  

Since 10/2009 Professor of Organization and Conflict Research, Faculty of Social Science, RUB.

10/2002–09/2009 Junior Professor in the Management of Humanitarian Crises, IFHV, RUB.

09/1990–01/1997 Earned PhD at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

09/1987–08/1991 Philosophy courses, Free University, Amsterdam, and Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

09/1984–08/1990

Economics, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Specialization in Commercial Economics/ Business Economics. Main subjects: organizational behavior, organizational psychology, accounting.

WORK EXPERIENCE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

Memberships

Since 07/2008 Member of the Board of Directors, IFHV, RUB.

Since 01/2007 Member of the International Editorial Board of Cosmopolis.

Since 02/2005 Member of the Executive Board of World Vision Germany.

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  

Books & Articles

 

Dijkzeul, D. and Wakenge, C. I. (2014) ‘Proselytizing as Spoiling from Within? Comparing Proselytizing by UN Peacekeepers in the Sudan and the DR Congo’, in: Journal of International Organization Studies, Special Issue on Spoiling within Peacekeeping Operations, pp. 39-55.

Rosenow-Williams, K., Dijkzeul, D., de la Portilla, R. 2014, ‘Migrant Organizations Active in Humanitarian Crises in Afghanistan: Theoretical and Empirical Questions’. In: Löw, Martina (ed.): Vielfalt und Zusammenhalt. Verhandlungen des 36. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Bochum und Dortmund 2012, Frankfurt/M.; New York: Campus, CD-Rom.

Dijkzeul, D. (2014) ‘Statistiken über Getötete im Kampf reichen nicht aus, um die Anzahl, Ursachen und Folgen der heutigen Kriege zu verstehen [Statistics about people being killed in conflicts are not sufficient to understand quantity, causes and impacts of current wars]’, in: Aktuellportal Ruhr-Universität Bochum, ‘Heute im Blick: Tag des Weltfriedens’, at: http://aktuell.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/meldung/2014/11/meld02359.html.de (accessed on: 05 February 2015).

Dijkzeul, D. (2014) ‘Rethinking the Limits of Humanitarian Critiques: Responses to Tom Weiss’, commentary in: Weiss, T. G., Humanitarianism’s Contested Culture in War Zones – with commentaries by D. Chandler and D. Dijkzeul, Global Cooperation Research Papers, No. 8, Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Duisburg, pp. 34-38, at: http://www.gcr21.org/fileadmin/website/daten/pdf/Publications/Weiss_-_Humanitarism_s_Contested_Culture_in_War_Zones_2198-0411-GCRP-8.pdf (accessed on: 19 February 2015).

   

Lieser, J. and Dijkzeul, D. (eds.) (2013) Handbuch humanitäre Hilfe [Handbook Humanitarian Assistance], Springer Verlag, Heidelberg.

   

Dijkzeul, D., Hilhorst, D., and Walker, P. (eds.) (2013) Special Issue of Disasters: Evidence-Based Action in Humanitarian Crises, Vol. 37,3, Supplement 1, Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken.

   

Dijkzeul, D. et al. (2013) ‘Introduction: Evidence-Based Action in Humanitarian Crisis’, in: Disasters, Special Issue on Evidence-Based Action in Humanitarian Crises, Vol. 37, Supplement 1, Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, pp. S1-S19.

   

Sezgin, Z. and Dijkzeul, D. (2013) ‘Migrant Organisations in Humanitarian Action’, in: Journal of International Migration and Integration, DOI 10.1007/s12134-013-0273-9 (published online: 8 March 2013).

   

Lieser, J. and Dijkzeul, D. (2013) ‘Einführung’, in: Lieser, J. and Dijkzeul, D. (eds), Handbuch humanitäre Hilfe [Handbook Humanitarian Assistance], Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 1-5.

   

Dijkzeul, D. and Reinhardt, D. (2013) ‘Das internationale humanitäre System und seine Akteure’, in: Lieser, J. and Dijkzeul, D. (eds), Handbuch humanitäre Hilfe [Handbook Humanitarian Assistance], Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 77-103.

   

Lieser, J. and Dijkzeul, D. (2013) ‘Bilanz, Perspektiven, Herausforderungen’, in: Lieser, J. and Dijkzeul, D. (eds) Handbuch humanitäre Hilfe [Handbook Humanitarian Assistance], Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 409-421.

   

Sezgin, Z. and Dijkzeul, D. (2013) ‘Bridging Diverse Expectations in Germany and Pakistan: The Transnational Legitimization Strategies of Caritas’, in: Maletzky, M., Seeliger, M. and Wannöffel, M. (eds) Arbeit, Organisation und Mobilität: Eine grenzüberschreitende Perspektive, Festschrift für Ludger Pries [Labor, Organisation and Mobility: A Cross-Border Perspective, Liber Amoricum for Ludger Pries], Campus Verlag, Frankfurt am Main and New York, pp. 430-462.

   

DeMars, W. E. and Dijkzeul, D. (2013) ‘How International Relations Theory Hides NGO Politics’, International Workshop on Organization Theory and International Relations: Bridges and New Directions, Universidad IberoAmericana, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica (CIDES), Mexico City, 30 October 2013, pp. 1-28.

   

Addis, A. and Dijkzeul, D. (2013) ‘Gap Analysis: Comparing LRRD, Early Recovery and Resilience’, Paper for the 3rd World Conference of Humanitarian Studies, Panel: Building Resilience – Potentials and Approaches to Providing Coherent Response, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, 26 October 2013, pp. 1-19.

   

Dijkzeul, D., Sezgin, Z. and Behmer, K. (2013) ‘Global Norms and Local Perceptions: Humanitarian Practices in the DRC, Nepal and Pakistan’, Paper for the 3rd World Conference of Humanitarian Studies, Panel: Human Security and Humanitarian Practices, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, 26 October 2013, pp. 1-24.

Media Interviews

 

 

Roth, J. (2014) ‘Die Mitleidsindustrie: Wie können Heimatvertriebene eine Perspektive bekommen?’, Deutschlandradio Kultur, 30 September 2014, at: http://www.deutschlandradiokultur.de/menschen-im-exil-die-mitleidsindustrie.976.de.html?dram:article_id=299021 (accessed on: 19 February 2015).

   

Fraczek, J. (2014) ‘Naturkatastrophen: Aus Fehlern lernen’, Deutsche Welle, 16 November 2013, at: http://www.dw.de/aus-fehlern-lernen/a-17232247 (accessed on: 28 March 2014). 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Afrikaans

 

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