Gorur is the Director of the Protecting Civilians in Conflict program at
Her primary research focus is on preventing and responding to violence against
civilians, particularly in the context of peacekeeping operations. Before
joining Stimson, Gorur worked with the Indian Institute for Human Settlements
in India, the Asia Foundation and the Center for Liberty in the Middle East in
Washington, DC, and the Melbourne University Law School in Australia. She holds
a Master of Arts in international security from Georgetown University, as well
as a Bachelor of Arts in development studies and a law degree with honors from
the University of Melbourne.
"Against All Odds: The UN Mission to Protect South Sudan," National Interest, 2015.
"Reconciling Security Sector Reform and the Protection of Civilians in Peacekeeping Contexts," Stimson Center and Geneva Center for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, 2015.
"In South Sudan, UN Peacekeepers' Biggest Challenge: Staying Neutral," World Politics Review, 2014.
"'Will They Protect Us for the Next 10 Years?' Challenges Faced by the UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan," Stimson Center and Sudd Institute, 2014.
"Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan," Stimson Center, 2014.
"Perceptions of Security in Aweil North, South Sudan," Stimson Center and Sudd Institute, 2014.
"Working Safely with Communities: How to Mitigate Risks?" Insight on Conflict, 2014.
"Supporting Their Troops: America's Role in UN Peacekeeping," Stimson Center, 2014.
"Engaging Community Voices in Protection Strategies: Annexes on Lessons Learned," Stimson Center, 2013.
"Community Self-Protection Strategies: How Peacekeepers Can Help or Harm," Stimson Center, 2013.