Claire Louise Travers

Claire Louise Travers
Hanken School of Economics

Doctoral Research: Local Procurement and Local Market Alignment in Humanitarian Response Other: Anti-Mononormativity


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Humanitarian aid consultant, specializing on monitoring and evaluation within emergency response and resiliency building initiatives. Academic focus on market-aligned approached to aid provision and supply chain analysis. Founder of The Ethical Aid Project. Co-founder of the Local Procurement Learning Partnership, now hosted in the Humanitarian Logistics Association Creator and host of Poly Pages, an academic non-monogamous podcast, focusing on the intersection between non-monogamy and academia
January 2014 - September 2015
University of Groningen
Field of study
  • International Relations: Humanitarian Analysis and Intervention Design
September 2013 - September 2015
Uppsala University
Field of study
  • International Humanitarian Action
September 2009 - January 2013
Cardiff University
Field of study
  • Philosophy and History of Ideas


Publications (2)
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The skills associated with unlearning toxic monogamous culture (TMC) are cultivated by the assumed white poly person (WPP) in order to deconstruct implicit understandings of themselves in relation to and within a culture that is reinforced through power structures. In unlearning a ‘common sense’ understanding of ourselves, our relationships, and ou...
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Menstrual management is a pervasive issue for women globally, and it becomes critical in times of crisis. During these times of crisis and disaster, humanitarian response seeks to provide relief of suffering by meeting essential needs, in a comprehensive and predictable manner. Yet the provision of menstrual management remains largely ad hoc. Throu...


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