(Samantha) S Melis MSc

(external) researcher International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Academic staff unit
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Samantha Melis is a PhD candidate involved in the research project on disaster response in post-conflict settings. She has conducted research in three case study countries: Nepal, Sierra Leone and Haiti. For more information about this research project, please visit: www.iss.nl/whendisastermeetsconflict. 

Samantha has both research and professional experience in (post)conflict countries, working as a Programme Advisor for ZOA in Burundi, coordinating an impact-evaluation research in Liberia and conducting research in the Palestinian Terroritories. She has further been involved in short-term work for the Palestinian Hydrology Group in Ramallah and The Carter Center in Atlanta.

She has an interdisciplinary academic background: BA Liberal Arts and Sciences, MA Conflict Studies and Human Rights and MSc Cultures and Development Studies.


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam