Judith van den Boogert is Senior Training and Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute. She works in the Clingendael International Skills Programme where she designs training courses and provides training sessions for (foreign) diplomats and groups in conflict in skills for international negotiation, mediation and intercultural communication.
Prior to joining the Clingendael Institute, Judith worked as university lecturer for the University of Amsterdam at the College of Social Sciences and the Department of Conflict Studies (2009-2015). Here she taught courses on Foundations of Social Theory, Social Inequality, and Conflict Resolution, was thesis supervisor on Conflict Studies and was program manager and lecturer of an International Dialogue Program.
Judith is a certified MfN-register Mediator and has facilitated several conflict transformation processes of groups in conflict (e.g. Israel/Palestinians, Pakistan, Ukraine, the Netherlands) as an independent facilitator and trainer. She holds a MSc in Conflict Resolution and Governance (Political Science) and a BA in Cultural Anthropology, with a specialization in Middle Eastern Studies, Religion and Conflict. She studied and lived in Israel/Palestine (1996-1997 / 2010) and Syria (2008 / 2009) and initiated several educational programs in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.