Eva Ottendoerfer is a post-doc fellow at the chair for international institutions and peace processes at Goethe-University, Frankfurt. Before, she worked as a junior researcher at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt and as a post-doc fellow at Technische Universität Darmstadt. She received her Magister in Ethnology from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg in 2008 and her PhD in political science from Goethe-University Frankfurt in 2015. In her dissertation, she developed a framework for a critical analysis of the interaction of national and international actors in transitional justice processes and applied it to the hybrid tribunal and the truth commission in Timor-Leste. She has published on the contestation and localisation of international norms in different instruments of transitional justice and on the impact of transitional justice on victims’ perceptions of conflict, peace and rule-of-law development.

Selected Publications