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Keith Krause

Senior Research Fellow

Keith Krause


  • Cooperative Security, Arms Control and Disarmament

Dr. Keith Krause is Senior Research Fellow for the Toda Peace Institute, where he is responsible for the programme on cooperative security and disarmament. He is Professor of International Relations at the Geneva Graduate Institute, and Director of its Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP). He is also Chief Policy Advisor to the Principles for Peace Foundation. From 2000 until 2016, he was also Programme Director of the Small Arms Survey, an internationally recognized research NGO he founded in 2000. An international expert on conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and armed violence, Keith has more than 30 years of experience in designing and conducting research projects for academic and policy-oriented purposes. His research interests include the changing character of contemporary armed violence, post-conflict peace-building and statebuilding, and multilateral security cooperation. He has published Arms and the State, edited or co-edited Critical Security Studies, Culture and Security, and Armed Groups and Contemporary Conflicts, as well as having authored dozens of journal articles and book chapters, and consulted for governments and NGOs. He is Swiss-Canadian, and received his D.Phil. in International Relations in 1987 from Balliol College, Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.