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Doctoral Candidate
Department of Social Policy and Intervention
University of Oxford
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Amanda Sim is a doctoral candidate in Social Intervention at the University of Oxford. Her research is on the development, implementation and evaluation of family-based interventions to reduce violence and promote mental health and resilience among children and families affected by war. Her doctoral research is a mixed methods study on the inter-generational impact of war among Syrian refugee families in Lebanon.

Amanda previously worked at the International Rescue Committee, where she conducted research on the causes and effects of violence against women and children, and the effectiveness of parenting and mental health interventions in humanitarian settings. She has over ten years of experience in research and programme implementation and evaluation in Uganda, Afghanistan, Liberia, Ethiopia, Lebanon, and the Thai-Burmese border. Amanda holds a MA in International Development from Tufts University and a BA in Psychology and Romance Languages from New York University.

Broader Economic, Social and Political Factors, Social Integration, Rights, Culture and Security, Child, Youth, and Family Wellbeing
United Kingdom