Holly L. Guthrey

Senior Researcher, Program Coordinator of East Asian Peace program

Ph.D. (National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago), 2014

M.A. (Conflict Resolution Institute, University of Denver), 2010

B.A. (International Studies, University of North Texas), 2007

Research | Publications | Other

Research Areas

Transitional justice, post-conflict reconciliation and peacebuilding, victims of armed conflict, truth commissions, customary justice and reconciliation processes. 



Guthrey, Holly L. (2015). Victim Healing and Truth Commissions— Transforming Pain through Voice in the Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. New York: Springer Publishing. 

Articles in Peer-reviewed journals:

Guthrey, Holly L. (2016). Expectations and Promises in the Quest for Truth: Examining Victims' Perceptions of Truth Commission Participation in Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology 22(4), pp. 306-317.

Guthrey, Holly L. (2016). Local norms and truth-telling: Identifying experienced incompatibilities within truth commissions of Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. The Contemporary Pacific 18(1), pp. 1-29. 

Book Chapters:

Guthrey, Holly L. and Karen Brounéus (2016). Peering into the 'Black Box' of Reconciliation: Exploring Local Experiences of the Solomon Islands TRC. In Transitional Justice in Practice: Conflict, Justice, and Reconciliation in the Solomon Islands, edited by Renée Jeffery, Palgrave. 

Guthrey, Holly L. (forthcoming). 'The Unforgiving Peace'. In Debating the East Asian Peace, edited by Elin Bjarnegård and Joakim Kreutz, NIAS Press. 

Other Monographs: 

How does truth-telling heal? An exploration of voice and pathways toward victim healing in Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. PhD Dissertation, University of Otago.

Women’s participation in transitional justice mechanisms: Comparing transitional processes in Timor-Leste and Sierra Leone . MA Thesis, University of Denver.



Solomon Islands: 2011, 2012

Timor-Leste: 2011

Indonesia: 2014

Taiwan: 2015

Holly L. Guthrey

Email: holly.guthrey@pcr.uu.se
Phone: +46 (0)18 471 78 96
Fax: +46 (0)18 69 51 02
P.O. Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden