Dr. Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland leads the Women, Peace and Security Program, bringing expertise in feminist political economy, with a focus on human rights, gender, and disparity. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and the author of several works on the politics of women’s rights and children’s rights. Dr. Luttrell-Rowland received her MSc from the University of Oxford in Comparative Social Policy, and her PhD from the University of Bath in International Development. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University and the University of Manchester, and has lived and conducted field research in Peru, the United Kingdom, the United States, and South Korea. Her current teachings and scholarship focuses on global inequality, women’s mobilizations, and social movements.