Branka Marijan

Senior Researcher Project Ploughshares

Region(s): Global
Based in Toronto, Canada

Branka Marijan (@brankamarijan) is a Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares, a Canadian peace research institute. At Ploughshares, Branka leads the research on the military and security implications of emerging technologies. Her work examines the development of autonomous weapons systems and the impact of artificial intelligence and robotics on security provision and trends in warfare.

She holds a PhD from the Balsillie School of International Affairs with a specialization in conflict and security. She received her M.A. and B.A. from McMaster University. Branka has conducted field research on post-conflict societies and published academic articles and reports on the impacts of conflict on civilians and diverse issues of security governance, including security sector reform.