The Rock Ethics Institute's Children, Youth, and Media in International and Global Conflict Zones Initiative presents:
“Afghan Children: Four Decades of War”
by Weeda Mehran
Co-director, Centre for Advanced International Studies (CAIS) and Department of Politics, University of Exeter
Dr. Weeda Mehran is assistant professor in the Department of Politics, co-director of the Centre for Advanced International Studies (CAIS), and the program director for the master of arts degree in Conflict, Security, and Development program at the University of Exeter. Dr. Mehran has formerly worked at the Global Studies Institute, Georgia State University, McGill University, and Dublin City University as a VOX-Pol visiting scholar. In 2015, she earned her doctoral degree from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. Dr. Mehran has worked with a number of national and international organizations and has written numerous policy reports on various issues in Afghanistan. Dr. Mehran’s research takes an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to studying propaganda campaigns across a number of far-right and violent extremist groups.