Véronique Dudouet is senior researcher and programme director at the Berghof Foundation (Berlin), where she manages collaborative research and capacity-building projects on non-state armed groups, negotiations, post-war governance and civil resistance. She also carries out consultancy research for various civil society organisations and international agencies (e.g. UNDP, OECD, European Parliament, EU Commission), and serves on the Academic Council of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington. She holds a PhD in Conflict Resolution from Bradford University (UK). Véronique currently edits the Berghof Transitions series, and has authored numerous publications in the field of conflict transformation, including two edited books: Post-war Security Transitions: Participatory Peacebuilding after Asymmetric Conflicts (Routledge 2012), and Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation: Transitions from Armed to Nonviolent Struggle (Routledge 2014).