Felicity Gray is a PhD scholar at the School of Regulation and Global Governance at the Australian National University, researching how civilians protect other civilians in violent conflicts using nonviolent practices. Her research focuses on how conflict affected communities, particularly those experiencing internal displacement, interact with unarmed civilian protection strategies in Myanmar and South Sudan. Before commencing her PhD research, she was a senior adviser on foreign affairs and defence policy in Australian federal politics. Felicity has been a visiting research fellow at the Berghof Foundation for Conflict Transformation in Berlin, Germany, and is a member of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law Emerging Scholars Network and Asia Pacific Research Group. Felicity also holds a Masters in Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development from the ANU, specialising in humanitarian action.