Alison Watson's primary research interest lies in an emphasis upon grassroots perspectives on peace and peacebuilding. This has included a body of work on the place of children and youth in the international system and an ongoing examination into questions of rights and agency. She is currently working on issues surrounding the rights and representations of indigenous peoples, in North America and in East Africa.

Watson is based at the Centre for Global Constitutionalism at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

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