Head of Design, Monitoring and Evaluation and Head of East Africa
Expertise: Refugee and displaced persons research
Languages: Danish, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian
Country Experience: Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, OPT
Martine leads on Integrity’s Design, Monitoring and Evaluation and also heads our Kenya office. An anthropologist by background Martine specialises in qualitative data collection in fragile and conflict-affected communities.
She has extensive experience of managing research, development projects and evaluations among hard to access populations for NGOs like Action Aid, Danish Demining Group, CARE, Tiri and Norwegian People’s Aid, as well as bilateral donor agencies and international bodies like DFID and the UN.
Martine’s work has a particular thematic focus on the space between development and security, most especially population displacement, the role of civil society and local governance, access to justice, gender, youth, marginalisation and radicalisation.
Methodologically she is an expert in qualitative data collection and analysis, participatory approaches, facilitating focus group discussions and conducting interviews. Martine has carried out both independent and collaborative long-term fieldwork in Syria, Denmark and the Philippines as well as various shorter research projects in Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Nigeria, Palestine, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, South Sudan and Uganda.
2011 Anthony Ellis, Andrew Cleary, Michael Innes and Martine Zeuthen, 'Monitoring and Evaluation Tools for Counterterrorism Programme Effectiveness', Policy Brief for the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation
Martine Zeuthen & Kamal Dorai ‘Damascus a city in change - the settlement of Iraqi migrants and the urbanisation process’, CMES Conference Publications, University of Lund, Sweden
2010 Martine Zeuthen & Enza Di Iorio ‘The Benefits of Engaging and Building Trust with a Reluctant Government: The Experience of Community Centre for Iraqis in Syria’ Comparative Urban Refugees Research funded by the European Commission and published by the Middle East Institute
2009 Martine Zeuthen ‘Will we see light at the end of the tunnel? - a study of how Iraqi refugees manage a perceived temporary everyday life in Damascus’, Speciale-raekken. Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen
Martine Zeuthen ‘A glimpse into a hidden Iraqi reality’, Jordens Folk, December 2009