Lexie Van Buskirk

Lexie Van Buskirk

Project Coordinator

 

Lexie Van Buskirk received her Master’s degree in International Peace and Security from the department of War Studies at King’s College London in 2014. Following her education, she worked for a private security consultancy, was a researcher for Wikistrat, and interned remotely for the Hudson Institute’s Center For Political-Military Analysis. She has written on issues ranging from preventive diplomacy, to ballistic missile defense in the Asia Pacific, to the potential utility of consultative commissions in verifying the Iranian Nuclear Accords (JCPOA). She devotes her free time to enjoying the outdoors, practicing yoga, taking cooking classes, and doting on her dog.

Blogs

WPS In Action: Countering Violent Extremism in Somalia

November 14, 2017
OSF is highlighting recently published interviews of our partner ICAN of Women, Peace and Security practioners. This week, we highlight Somali peacebuilder Faiza Dhocob. 

WPS In Action: Countering Jihad in Pakistan

November 10, 2017
This November, OSF will be participating in the International Civil Society Action Network’s (ICAN) Annual Forum in Rabat, Morocco.

WPS In Action: An Interview With Mossarat Qadeem

November 08, 2017
This November, OSF will be participating in the International Civil Society Action Network’s (ICAN) Annual Forum in Rabat, Morocco.

Hack It! A Gender Perspective on the Small Island Developing States

October 24, 2017
With our most recent set of WPS micro-hacks in mind, we ask what might security mean for the women, men, girls, and boys living in the Small Island Developing States? 

Hack It! A Gender Perspective on the Korean Peninsula

October 17, 2017
Practice the second set of micro-hacks by examining a policy brief on security on the Korean Peninsula. 

Hack It! A Gender Perspective on Maritime Security

October 10, 2017
Try hacking it yourself! Use our lastest micro-hacks to apply a gender perspective to a policy brief on "Reviving the AU's maritime security" from the Institute for Security Studies. 

Faces of WPS: Engaging Male Leaders at the United Nations

October 04, 2017
President of the 72nd General Assembly, Miroslav Lajčák, joined the growing list of International Gender Champions, leaders who are striving to achieve gender equality by breaking down gender barriers in practical ways. 

Using a Gender Perspective to Move from Water Scarcity to Water Security

September 16, 2017
The recent much-more-than-inclement weather has brought discussions on climate change and environmental protections to the forefront.