Dr. Stefan Bächtold
Researcher and Program Officer at Swisspeace

Dr. Stefan Bächtold is a researcher and program officer at swisspeace, a practice-oriented peace research institute. As a practitioner, he is specialised in alternative evaluation approaches for peacebuilding, and has worked extensively with civil society organisations in Myanmar. As a researcher, he is interested in the power relations that structure the fields of aid and peacebuilding, processes of depoliticization, and the politics of evidence in conflictive contexts. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Basel, and a MA in social science from the Universities of Fribourg and Berne.