Washington, Carolyn

Contact Information:

Email: carolyn.washington@rutgers.edu


M.A., National Security Studies, Naval Postgraduate School

M.A., Criminal Justice, George Washington University

Research Interests

International frameworks such as United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and the Women, Peace, and Security agenda; sexual and gender-based violence, especially during conflict; women in the military; and masculinities. 

Biographical Notes                                                                                                                                          

Carolyn is a military veteran who served in the Army as a European Specialist (Foreign Area Officer) engaging with global organizations and militaries to form partnerships to promote common interests in international policy. Her assignments include: George C. Marshall European Center for Strategic Studies, Garmisch, Germany; US Embassies in Norway, Serbia, and the Slovak Republic; and NATO in Istanbul, Turkey, and the Africa Command (AFRICOM), Stuttgart, Germany. At AFRICOM, Carolyn was also a member of the Women, Peace and Security Working Group.