MA Social Sciences (Lund University Sweden), docteur en sciences politiques (ULB), directrice “Programme Afrique” Egmont-Institut Royal des Relations Internationales, associate professor political sciences Lund University, 
Sciences politiques (relations internationales); Afrique (Sahel et Grands Lacs). 

Dr. Nina Wilén is Research Director for the Africa Programme at the Egmont Institute for International Relations and Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden. Her research focuses on Security Force Assistance (SFA), the politics of peacekeeping operations, and gender, all with a focus on the military institution. Geographically her research is concentrated to Sub-Saharan Africa, where she has conducted extensive fieldwork. Her research has been published in a range of top-ranked academic journals such as International Affairs, European Journal of International Security, Armed Forces and Society and Gender, Work and Organization. Between September 2016 and January 2020 Nina was Deputy Editor of International Peacekeeping and since January 2020, she is the Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Wilén is the author of  the book Justifying Interventions: (De) Stabilizing Sovereignty in Liberia, Burundi and the Congo with Palgrave Macmillan, and African Peacekeeping, Cambridge University Press (2022) co-written with Prof. Jonathan Fisher.