Erin Baines is an Associate
Professor at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British
Columbia. Her research interests include transitional
justice; the politics of humanitarianism and forced displacement; and, the
study of gender and armed conflict, with a regional focus on northern
Uganda. Her publications include Buried in the Heart: Women, Complex
Victimhood and the war in northern Uganda (Cambridge, 2016); Vulnerable Bodies: Gender, the UN and the
Global Refugee Crisis (Ashgate 2004); and editor of a life history of a
woman who spent eleven years inside the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), I Am Evelyn Amony: Life in and After the LRA
(University of Wisconsin, 2015). She
has published articles on gender, responsibility and transitional justice, DDR,
social repair, symbolic violence and forced marriage in the Journal of Peace Research, the International Journal of Transitional
Justice (IJTJ), African Affairs,
the Journal of Modern African Studies,
and the Journal of Human Rights. Erin
sits on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Transitional
Justice and the Journal of Narrative
Politics and is the Co-founder of the Justice
and Reconciliation Project (JRP) in Gulu, Uganda.
Erin Baines Buried in the Heart: Women, Complex Victimhood and the war in northern
Erin Baines “Today, I Want to Speak Out the Truth”: Victim
Agency, Responsibility, and Transitional Justice." International Political
Amony, Evelyn. I Am
Evelyn Amony: Life in and After the LRA. Edited with an Introduction and History
Chapter by Erin Baines (University of Wisconsin, 2015).
Erin Baines 'Forced Marriage
as a Political Project: Sexual Rules and Regulations in the Lord's Resistance
Army' Journal of Peace Research 51.3 (2014).
Erin Baines and Lara
Rosenoff Gauvin 'Motherhood and social repair after war and displacement in
northern Uganda' Journal of Refugee Studies, Special Issue, March
Amony, Evelyn and Erin
Baines. 'Human Rights in Transitions from Conflict'. Human Rights: The Hard
Questions. Ed. Cindy Holder and David Reidy. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Muldoon, Katherine A., M Ajok, M Akello, Z Petruf, P
Nguyen, E Baines and K Shannon. "After abduction: exploring access
to reintegration programs and mental health status among young female abductees
in Northern Uganda." Conflict and health 8.1 (2014): 1-9.
Dharamsi, S., Nashon, S., Wong, A., Bain, P.,
McElligott, K., & Baines, E. (2013). Saving Africa: A critical study
of advocacy and outreach initiatives by university students. Journal of
Global Citizenship & Equity Education, 3(1), 53-67.
Riaño-Alcalá, Pilar, and Erin Baines Editorial Note, Special Issue on Transitional Justice
and the Everyday, International Journal of Transitional Justice, 6.3
Riaño-Alcalá, Pilar, and Erin Baines Cuando el archivo está en el testigo: documentación en
escenarios de inseguridad crónica. Análisis Político 25.74 (2012):
Erin and Emily Paddon ‘This is how we survived’: Civilian agency and
humanitarian protection Security Dialogue 43.3 (2012): 231-247.
Erin Gender, Responsibility, and the Grey Zone: Considerations for
Transitional Justice. Journal of Human Rights 10.4 (2011): 477-493.
Erin and Beth Stewart ‘I cannot accept what I have not done’: Storytelling
as Transitional Justice. Journal of Human Rights Practice, (2011).
Riaño-Alcalá, Pilar, and Erin Baines. The archive in the witness: Documentation in settings
of chronic insecurity." International Journal of Transitional Justice
5.3 (2011): 412-433.
Ketty Anyeko, Erin Baines, Emon
Komakech, Boniface Ojok, Lino Owor Ogora and Letha Victor, ‘The Cooling of
Hearts: Community Approaches to Truth Telling in northern Uganda’ Human
Rights Review (2011).
Erin, Nadine Harris and Kyle McLeery 'Death is painful, so it is
better to be holding a gun’: Dis/re-armament decisions of formerly abducted
persons in Northern Uganda Conflict, Security and Development, 10:5
Baines, Erin Spirits and Social
Reconstruction: Rethinking Transitional Justice. African Affairs.
109:436 (2010), 409-439.
Erin Complex Political Perpetrators: Reflections on Dominic Ongwen Journal
of Modern African Studies 47:2 (2009), 163-191.
Erin The Haunting of Alice: Local Approaches to Transitional Justice in
Northern Uganda. International Journal of Transitional Justice, 1:1
Erin. 'Gender Research in Violently Divided Societies: On ethics and methods
of 'international' researchers'. Researching Conflict in Africa. Ed. Elizabeth
Porter. UNU Publication (2005).
Erin. 'Les Femmes Aux Mille Bras: Gender and the Politics of Peace in
Post-Genocide Rwanda'. Gender, Armed Conflict, and Peacekeeping. Ed. Dyan
Mazurana, Angela Raven-Roberts and Jane Parpart. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield
Erin Scholarship, Advocacy and the
Gender Politics of Refuge: An essay on the historical relevance of the
transnational campaign on refugee women. The
Henry Frank Guggenheim Review (2004).
Baines, Erin Vulnerable
Bodies: Gender, the UN and the Global Refugee Crisis (London: Ashgate
Erin Body Politics and the Rwanda Crisis. Third World Quarterly. 24.3 (2003): 479-493.
Erin. ‘The Contradictions of Canadian Commitments to Refugee Women’ Feminist Perspectives in Canadian Foreign
Policy. C. Sjolander, H. Smith and D. Stienstra (eds). Oxford: Oxford
University Press (2003)
Erin. Becoming Visible: Refugee Women and Transnational Advocacy, 1980-1990.
Refugee Studies Quarterly. 21.Special
Issue on Refugee Women (2002).
Erin and Barry Burciul. Children and Armed Conflict: Meeting the Challenge
of Diversity. Journal of Canadian Foreign
Policy. 8.1 (2000).
Erin. 'Gender Construction and the Protection Mandate of the UNHCR:
Responses from Guatemalan Women'. Gender Politics in Global Governance. Ed.
M.K. Meyer and E. Prugl. Maryland:
Rowman and Littlefield Publishers (1999).
Slavery in wartime (SSHRC PG), with Annie Bunting (PI) et al.
2. Against Mass Atrocities:
Documentation in Settings of Chronic Insecurity, with Prof.
Pilar Riano Alcala (Martha Piper Research Grant, International Development
Centre Research Grant)
3. Gender, Justice and the War in
northern Uganda (SSHRC, Hampton Grant)
POLI 461 The Ethical Witness http://witnessing.moonfruit.com/
GRSJ 503 Violence & Social Repair http://memoryproject.moonfruit.com/
POLI 564 Transitional Justice http://wmst503.moonfruit.com/
POLI 464 Transitional Justice http://poli464e.moonfruit.com/
POLI 461 The Politics of Humanitarianism http://403.moonfruit.com/
WMST 403 Gender and Armed Conflict http://www.poli562c.moonfruit.com/
Choi, Postdoctoral Fellow (Geography) (Supervisor), 2010-2012
Dr. Erin Jessee, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow (Anthropology) (Supervisor),
Dr. Stephanie Vieille, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow (Political Science)
Laura Lee, ISGP
Juliane Okot Bitek,
Aijazi, Education Studies
Wagd Jaffer (Political Science)
Eberechi Ifeonu, Law (2015)
Ricardo Chaparro-Pacheco, Social Work
Alison James, Political Science
Anastasia Shesterinina, Political Science (2015)
Lara Rosenoff Gauvin, Anthropology