Sabrina White

Sabrina White

Position: Visiting Lecturer
Email: whitesa@regents.ac.uk
Linkedin: View Linkedin profile
Faculty: Creative and Liberal Arts

Professional Biography

Sabrina White has taught various subjects in International Relations, Politics and Social Sciences at Regent’s University London since 2009.  She specialises in Model United Nations (Model UN), Human Rights, Gender and Conflict.  Her fields of interest are gender and children in conflict and post-conflict environments, and specifically sexual exploitation in United Nations Peace Operations.  Sabrina has more than 16 years’ experience in organising Model UN teams and conferences, and is involved in leading the award winning Model UN team at Regent’s. As a part of the university’s Outreach programme, she organises the annual Youth Model United Nations Conference, which brings together more than 100 high school students from across the UK.   Sabrina is also involved in developing and delivering simulations for experiential learning, and has been involved in using simulations to train Dutch military officers in diplomacy. 

Qualifications

MA International Relations, Webster Graduate School at Regent’s College 2009

BM (Hons) Music Performance, Valdosta State University 2007

Relevant Past Employment

2009-2011, Project Officer, Pax Ludens

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

Chatham House (member)

International Studies Association (member)

British International Studies Association (member)

Teaching & Course Development

  • Model United Nations
  • International Organisations
  • Gender and Politics
  • Humanitarian Intervention
  • Women and War
  • Introduction to Human Rights
  • Current Problems in Human Rights: Children and Youth
  • Theories of Human Rights
  • Skills of Argumentation and Debate

Research Supervision

Sabrina has supervised many undergraduate students at Regent’s University London.

Research Interests

  • Gender and Conflict
  • Children and Conflict
  • Peace Operations
  • Peacebuilding

Other Outputs

Sabrina has provided consultancy to the design of the Global Perspectives Common Module at Regent’s University London.   She designed a simulation to be delivered by more than 15 facilitators to more than 300 students.

Conference Papers Given

  • Critique of United Nations Practice on Gender in Peace Operations. CEEISA-ISA, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Security in the Changing World Conference in Krakow, Poland, 2015. (Forthcoming publication)
  • Gender Inequality, Exploitation and Peacekeeping Economies. BISA Worlds of Inequality Conference, London, UK, 2015.
  • Barton, Kit and White, Sabrina. An Evaluation of the Moral Argument for Gender Mainstreaming in a CSR Context. ICCSR Annual Symposium, Nottingham, UK, 2013.
  • The Next Generations, the Next Victims of War: Failures of Protection for Female Victims of Sexual Exploitation in Cambodia.  International Humanitarian Conference, Geneva, CH, 2012.

Grants Awarded

  • 2016 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting a paper at the CEEISA-ISA Politics of International Relations Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia (forthcoming).
  • 2016 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting a paper at the BISA Annual Conference on Global Justice, Edinburgh, UK (forthcoming).
  • 2015 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting a paper at the CEEISA-ISA Interdisciplinary Approaches to Security in the Changing World Conference in Krakow, Poland.
  • 2015 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting a paper at the BISA Worlds of Inequality Conference, London, UK.
  • 2013 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting a paper at the ICCSR Annual Symposium, Nottingham, UK.
  • 2011 HASS Faculty Research Grant for volunteering at the Healthcare Centre for Children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Last updated: 08 December 2017