Gerard Jan De Groot


  • KY16 9AR

    United Kingdom

Personal profile

Research overview

Twentieth Century War, women in war, student protest, atom bomb, the 1960s, the 1970s, gender and peacekeeping, youth culture, sport and politics, the space age

Other expertise

Gender and peacekeeping, providing expert advice to UN, NATO and peace or gender-related NGOs.  Commentator on peace and security issues in specialist journals and national press.

Future research

Sports and politics, the space age

Industrial relevance

Have served as a consultant to UN, UNIFEM, NATO and the Norwegian Institude of Public Affairs on issues relating to women and war, gender based violence, and women in peacekeeping units.  Freelance journalist for major newspapers in US and UK.  Writer, researcher and contributor to historical documentaries.

Academic/Professional Qualification

BA, Whitman College, Washington; PhD, University of Edinburgh

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions