Dr. Francesca Hooft

International and Political History
Assistant Professor

Francesca Hooft is Assistant Professor at the History of International Relations section of the Department of History and Art History. Her research interests include military interventions, the use of violence by state and non-state actors, (military) humanitarianism, transitional justice, and the relationship between conflict and the environment. Her PhD research focussed on the deployment of Dutch medical personnel on military operations in the post-Cold War era. Central in her research was the tension between the medical and military professional identity, norms, and standards during combat-, peacekeeping-, and humanitarian operations.