Maya Mynster Christensen

Maya Mynster Christensen is an Assistant Professor at the Royal Danish Defence College, where she conducts research on the nexus between culture and military operations and on military capacity building. She holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, and has previously done long-term research on the mobilisation of militia soldiers in Sierra Leone.

This article traces coalition force mentors from their pre-deployment training at Sandhurst, to their deployment at ANAOA and finally to post-deployment.