Will Wright

Research Associate & PhD Student

Address

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

Nationality

US American

Research Interests

International Relations, International Humanitarian Law, Public International Law

Education

Since 11/2017

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE), Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany PhD International Development Studies

09/2014-12/2015
NOHA Joint Master in International Humanitarian Action at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Centre for Humanitarian Action at the University College Dublin
08/2011-05/2014
B.A. in International Affairs with a Concentration in European and Eurasian Studies from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Work Experience and other Activities

08/2016-09/2019

NOHA Programme Coordinator, Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV), Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Since 07/2019

Communications and Administrative Manager for the Network on Humanitarian Action, Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV), Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

01 - 08/2016

Project Officer for the Network on Humanitarian Action, Brussels, Belgium

06 - 12/2015

Intern for the Network on Humanitarian Action, Brussels, Blegium

10/2011 - 08/2014

Reception and Media Technician, Goethe Institut, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

10/2013 - 08/2014

Military Initiatives Intern, Points of Light, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

03/2014 - 05/2014

Research Intern, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

12/2012 - 10/2013

Assistant Sudan Program Manager, Atlas Corps, Washington D.C., U.S.A. 

Most recent Publications

06/2020

Bofax, "'No quarter for insurrectionists' The troubling international legal implications of the political response to the Black Lives Matter protests", https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/no-quarter-for-insurrectionists/

2016
Editor: “One Humanity: Shared Responsibility – A European Perspective”, Final Document from the European Humanitarian Roundtables from NOHA and the European Commission Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Grants and Awards

07/2008-08/2008
National Security Language Initiative Arabic Scholar in Morocco
09/2010-07/2011
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Programme in Essen, Germany
08/2011-05/2014
Presidential Scholarship at the George Washington University

Language Skills

English (Mother Tongue)
German (Fluent)
Arabic (Beginner)