Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

Adjunct Faculty

Ingrid Sandole-Staroste received her Ph.D. in Sociology in 2000 from the University of Virginia (UVA) Charlottesville, Virginia, and her MA in Sociology from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1992.

She was a Visiting Research Fellow at the International Gender Studies Centre (IGS), Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, Oxford, England in 2006.

Her research focuses on the importance of gender in building just and sustainable peace and inclusive security in transitioning/post-conflict societies, and the leadership roles – political, economic, religious, and cultural -- women assume to achieve those goals.

She teaches the following classes:

SOCI 315 Contemporary Gender Relations

SOCI 120 Globalization and Society

SOCI 395 The Emergence and Development of Global Feminism

WMST 640/SOCI 633 Women and Global Issues

SOCI 633/WMST 610 Feminist Approaches to Social Research

WMST 300 Women in Transition – Between Communism and Capitalism

Selected Publications


A Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, coedited with Dennis Sandole, Sean Byrne, and Jessica Senehi. London and New York: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group) (2009)

Women in Transition: Between Socialism and Capitalism. Westport Connecticut and London: Praeger (2002).

Conflict Management and Problem Solving: Interpersonal to International Applications, coedited with Dennis J.D. Sandole. London: Frances Pinter Publishers, and New York: New York University Press`(1987).

Selected articles/book chapters

“Peacebuilding in Fragile African States: The Case for Private Sector Involvement.” co-writtten with Dennis Sandole. Conflict Trends, vol. 3 (2014).

“Revisiting the Link between Feminist and Human Needs Theories in Conflict Resolution” In Kevin Avruch and Christopher Mitchell (eds.) “Beyond Basic Needs: Linking Theory and Practice. London and New York: Routledge (Taylor & Francis) (2013).

Book Review of Women and States: Norms and Hierarchies in International Society," by Ann E. Towns. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Social Forces (12 December 2012 – online publication).

“Gender Mainstreaming”: An Essential Tool in Conflict Analysis and Resolution.” In Dennis Sandole, Sean Byrne, Jessica Senehi and Ingrid Sandole-Staroste (eds.) A Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Routledge (Taylor & Francis) (2009).

“The Fragility of Women’s Human Rights in Tajikistan.” Journal for Central Asian Studies, Summer. (2008)