Juliana Tappe Ortiz

Doctoral Researcher


  • Short CV

    • Since 10/2019: Research Fellow/ Doctoral Student at the GIGA Institute of African Affairs

    • 01/2018 - 05/2019: Research assistant at the Latin American Centre, University of Oxford in the project “The Unsettled Left in Colombia“

    • 08/2017 - 09/2017: Research assistant at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), Cape Town

    • Interships at the Centre for Regional Studies (INER), University of Antioquia, Medellín; the Centre of International Studies (CEIUC), Pontifical Catholic University of Santiago de Chile; Institute of International Relations (IRI), Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

    • Education: MPhil in Latin American Studies, University of Oxford; Summer Institute in Political Psychology, Stanford University; B.A. in International Relations, University of Erfurt and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

    Current Research

    • Political psychology in peace processes

    • Political leadership and decision-making

    • Emotions in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Countries and Regions

    • Africa (mainly South Africa)

    • Latin America (mainly Colombia)

    Research Programmes


    Dissertation

    • Peace Spoilers and Architects of Peace. The Impact of Political Leaders on Peace Processes

    Juliana Tappe Ortiz

    Doctoral Researcher

    juliana.tappeortiz@giga-hamburg.de

    GIGA Focus Africa | 5/2022

    Queen Mothers: Women in Leadership in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Six of the 25 countries with the highest proportion of women in parliament are in sub-Saharan Africa. Some African countries also sit atop lists of numbers of women on corporate boards. How did women attain such leadership positions in these countries, and what can Germany and the EU learn from them?

    Juliana Tappe Ortiz

    Doctoral Researcher

    Julia Köbrich

    Doctoral Researcher

    Policy paper | 06/2019

    Consolidation, Reconstruction and Entrepreneurship: Colombian Public Employment Programmes

    Malose Langa

    Palesa Mataboge

    Vicky Talbot

    Buyisile Mncina

    Katapult Magazin | Article | 01/01/2022

    Friedliche Militärs?

    Speaker | 22/06/2022

    How Leaders’ Prior Combat Experience Influences the Likelihood of Peace Agreements in Civil Conflict

    Conference 22/06/2022

    Juliana Tappe Ortiz

    Doctoral Researcher

    Speaker | 04/02/2022

    Political leadership for peace initiatives

    Universidad EAFIT Medellín: 04/02/2022

    Juliana Tappe Ortiz

    Doctoral Researcher

    Consultant | 16/11/2021

    Vertrauen in der Friedens- und Konfliktforschung

    Internationale Münchner Friedenskonferenz München: 16/11/2021

    Juliana Tappe Ortiz

    Doctoral Researcher

    Teaching | Universität Hamburg | 2021

    Emotionen in den Internationalen Beziehungen

    Universität Hamburg Hamburg

    Teaching | Universität Hamburg | 2020

    Political Psychology and Peace and Conflict studies

    Universität Hamburg Hamburg

    Teaching | Department for Political Science, Universität Hamburg | 2020

    Political Psychology in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Department for Political Science, Universität Hamburg Hamburg

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