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Madiha Afzal University of Maryland PhD Pakistan education, extremism, terrorism, Pakistan, counterterrorism, countering violent extremism, preventing violent extremism, radicalization, attitudes, public opinion, political economy, elections Media Contact
Aisha Ahmad University of Toronto PhD Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan Terrorism, Political Islam, Civil Wars, Transnational Crime, Informal Economies Media Contact
Susan Allen University of Mississippi PhD Economic sanctions, the United Nations Security Council, peacekeeping Media Contact
Mary Beth Altier New York University PhD Terrorism, radicalization, disengagement, political violence, political behavior, elections, voting, ethnic conflict, nationalism, civil conflict, international security, foreign policy. Media Contact
Gitty Amini University of La Verne PhD Media Contact
Birthe Anders Harvard University PhD Germany, USA, UK Private Security, Private Military, NGO Security, Civil-Military Relations, German Defence and Security Policy, Bundeswehr. Media Contact
Nadine Ansorg University of Kent PhD Congo Media Contact
Amina Asim Northwestern University PhD Political communication, transnational media, politics, history, film, feminism, news, network theory, new media, technology, mass media, social networks, communication, documentary Media Contact
Severine Autesserre Barnard College, Columbia University PhD Democratic Republic of Congo War, peace, peacebuilding, peacekeeping, humanitarian aid Media Contact
Deborah Avant Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver PhD Private security, private military, global governance, non-state actors, civil-military relations, control of violence Media Contact
Mahdis Azarmandi University of Otago PhD Candidate Spain; New Zealand; Germany coloniality/ decoloniality; commemoration; anti-racism, Media Contact
Kristin M. Bakke University College London PhD Russia, Eurasian de facto states (Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Transdniestria), some work on India, Canada (Quebec), Northern Ireland, and Guatemala Political violence, civil war, self-determination conflicts, post-conflict societies, de facto states, foreign fighters, civil society Media Contact
Lauren Balasco Pittsburg State University PhD Transitional justice, international law, human rights, Latin American politics, development, citizen insecurity Media Contact
Laia Balcells Duke University PhD Spain, Cote d´Ivoire, Northern Ireland, Colombia, Scotland civil wars, political violence, secessionism, independence movements, self-determination, terrorism, armed groups, insurgencies, counterinsurgency, warfare Media Contact
Katherine Barbieri University of South Carolina PhD International Trade, Trade Statistics, Trade & Conflict, Interdependence, War, International Political Economy, Development, Economic Incentives, Counterinsurgency, Behavioral Economics, Trade between enemies, Economic Activities in War Zones, Illegal Trade Media Contact
Caglayan Baser Loyola University Chicago PhD Candidate Turkey Conflict Processes & War, Gender And Politics, Political Violence, Terrorism Media Contact
Laura Bell West Texas A&M University PhD Lebanon assassination, terrorism, political violence, the Middle East and North Africa, repression Media Contact
Sigal Ben-Porath University of Pennsylvania PhD Israel, United States education policy, civic education, youth political engagement, school choice Media Contact
Lydia Beuman Dublin City University PhD Angola, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe Power-sharing, political institutions, conflict resolution, democratisation, governments of national unity. Media Contact
Yelena Biberman Skidmore College PhD Pakistan, India unconventional warfare, militias, terrorism, counterinsurgency Media Contact
Amanda H. Blair University of Chicago PhD Candidate Uganda, Sierra Leone, Rwanda armed conflict, sexual and gender-based violence, african politics, feminist theory Media Contact
Inken Borzyskowski Florida State University PhD International organizations, election assistance, election violence, conflict management, democratization No Media Contact
Jessica Maves Braithwaite University of Arizona PhD civil war, nonviolent resistance, repression, democratization, coups, conflict diffusion Media Contact
Dawn Brancati Columbia University PhD political violence, elections, decentralization, separatism, democracy protests Media Contact
Kirstin Brathwaite Michigan State University PhD International Security, Military Organizations, Combat, Civil War, Ethnicity, Nationalism, Conflict No Media Contact
Emma Briant University of Sheffield PhD UK, USA Propaganda, Political communication, Counter-terrorism, media, conflict, disability, journalism, asylum, migration, refugees. Media Contact
Stephanie Burchard Institute for Defense Analyses PhD Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa Elections, electoral violence, gender, political representation, political institutions, conflict, security sector reform, defense and security issues Media Contact
Courtney Burns Georgia Southern University PhD female chief executives, interstate conflict, gender and politics, human rights, women in parliament Media Contact
Rosella Cappella Zielinski Boston University PhD Media Contact
Sabine Carey University of Mannheim PhD repression, civil war, armed conflict, protest, militias Media Contact
Aadita Chaudhury York University PhD Candidate politics and science, science and society, public science, trauma, memory, science studies, science and technology studies, medical humanities, environmental humanities, forensic politics, science and the law, intellectual property in biotechnology, public understanding of science, science policy Media Contact
Christine Cheng King's College London PhD UN, peacekeeping, statebuilding, war economy, West Africa, Liberia, corruption, transitional justice, Colombia. Media Contact
Erica Chenoweth University of Denver PhD political violence, terrorism, nonviolent resistance, protest, counterterrorism, democratization, foreign policy Media Contact
Amanda Chisholm Newcastle University PhD private military and security companies, security studies, international political economy, feminism, labour chains, migration, household, military, militarism, masculinities, postcolonialism Media Contact
Deniz Cil University of Maryland PhD Candidate Implementation of Peace Agreements, Conflict Termination, Civil War, Peacekeeping, Civil Community Organizations, Aid and Conflict No Media Contact
Bridget Coggins University of California, Santa Barbara PhD Somalia, Northeast Asia Secession, civil war, diplomatic recognition, rebel diplomacy, terrorism, maritime piracy, illicit trafficking, state failure Media Contact
Rebecca Cordell Arizona State University PhD international conflict and cooperation, international security, political violence, state repression, human rights, secrecy No Media Contact
Sarah Croco University of Maryland PhD International conflict, the process by which citizens assign leaders responsibility for international wars, the value of policy consistency in elections, flip-flopping, flip flopping, war termination, wartime public opinion. Media Contact
Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham University of Maryland PhD political violence, nonviolence, secession, self-determination, nationalism Media Contact
Sarah Zukerman Daly University of Notre Dame PhD Media Contact
Erica De Bruin Hamilton College PhD civil-military relations, coups d'etat, civil-war, militas Media Contact
Emine Deniz New York University PhD Candidate Turkey,Turkish Kurdistan Conflict, education, healthcare,justice system, urban politics Media Contact
Priya Dixit Virginia Tech PhD South Asia, United States Terrorism and counterterrorism, causes of war, identity politics Media Contact
Cassy Dorff University of Denver PhD Mexico conflict evolution, political violence, civilian survival, nonviolent action, resistance strategies,criminal conflicts Media Contact
Mila Dragojevic Sewanee, the University of the South PhD political violence, immigration and citizenship, refugees, identity formation, race and ethnicity politics No Media Contact
Marina Duque Harvard Kennedy School PhD international security, emerging powers, political networks No Media Contact
Oya Dursun-Ozkanca Elizabethtown College PhD Turkey, Kosovo, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro Transatlantic security, security sector reform, NATO, EU Foreign Policy, Turkish foreign policy No Media Contact
Maggie Dwyer University of Edinburgh PhD Gambia, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso African politics, militaries, conflict, peacekeeping, coups d'etat Media Contact
Kristine Eck Uppsala University PhD civil war, human rights, state repression, violence against civilians, rebel recruitment Media Contact
Jennifer Philippa Eggert University of Warwick PhD Candidate Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Israel, Germany, UK, France Terrorism, extremism, political violence, war, civil war, conflict, migration, integration, diversity, women, gender, culture, Islam, intercultural relations, interfaith dialogue, Islam in Europe, Islam in the West, ISIS, IS, Islamic State, Daesh, foreign fighters, terrorist organisations, militias, Lebanese Civil War, Islamism Media Contact
Emma Elfversson Uppsala University PhD Candidate Kenya communal conflict, conflict resolution, mediation, land conflict, governance, political violence, African politics Media Contact
Barbara Elias Bowdoin College PhD Afghanistan, Iraq Counterinsurgency, Intervention, Local Allies and Major Powers, U.S. Foreign Policy Media Contact
Chelsea Estancona University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD Candidate civil war, rebel groups, natural resources, terrorism, militias Media Contact
Tanisha Fazal University of Minnesota PhD laws of war, military medicine, costs of war, trends in armed conflict, sovereignty Media Contact
Pamina Firchow George Mason University PhD Colombia, Uganda conflict, peace, peacebuilding, security, transitional justice, Africa, Latin America Media Contact
Kirsten Fisher University of Ottawa PhD Media Contact
Page Fortna Columbia University PhD terrorism civil war peacekeeping cease-fire peace agreement Media Contact
Ulrike Esther Franke University of Oxford PhD Candidate UK, Germany, US Drones, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Remotely Piloted Aerial Vehicles, Technology and War, Revolution in Military Affairs, Killer Robots, German Defense Policy, European Defense Policy, EU, Brexit Media Contact
Valerie Freeland Simon Fraser University PhD Peripheral state strategies, political patronage, human rights, transitional justice, socialization, international relations theory Media Contact
Emily Kalah Gade University of Washington PhD Candidate Political Violence, Conflict, Non-violent Resistance, Civilians in Conflict, Terrorism, Civil War, Insurgency, Peacekeeping, Noncombatant immunity, Text as Data Media Contact
Carolyn Gallaher American University PhD United States, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Political violence, , conflict processes and war, Loyalist Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland, Militias in the United States, Religious Right in the U.S., Narcotraffickers in Mexico, Urban Politics, gentrification Media Contact
Julie George Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY PhD Georgia Georgia; Caucasus; former Communist region; democratization; ethnic conflict; state building Media Contact
Anna Getmansky University of Essex PhD Israel international relations, intrastate conflict, terrorism, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Syrian refugees in Turkey Media Contact
Stacie Goddard Wellesley College PhD national security, military technology, war Media Contact
Anne Marie Goetz New York University PhD ethnic conflict, women and peace and security, gender and development, corruption and accountability, democratization, fragile states, mediation and conflict resolution, micro-finance, peacebuilding Media Contact
Anita Gohdes Harvard University PhD Human rights, political violence, civil war, data analysis, New media and conflict No Media Contact
Margaret Gonzalez-Perez Southeastern Louisiana University PhD Terrorism, female suicide bombers, Middle East politics, international relations, religion and politics, political violence Media Contact
Kristi Govella University of Hawaii at Manoa PhD Japan Japanese politics, Asian regionalism, political economy, multinational corporations, lobbying, the relationship between economics and security, regional institutional architecture Media Contact
Charlotte Grech-Madin Uppsala University PhD Candidate Cooperation on Transboundary Water, Water Conflict, International Relations Theory, Norms in International Relations, International Security Media Contact
Sheena Chestnut Greitens University of Missouri / Brookings Institution PhD China, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines East Asia, China, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, security, authoritarian, democratization, dictatorship, repression Media Contact
Meg Guliford Tufts University PhD Candidate Military Intervention, Civilian Violence, Political Violence, Counterinsurgency Media Contact
Heidi Hardt University of California, Irvine PhD NATO, United Nations, UN, European Union, EU, Military operations, Crisis Management, peace operations, peacekeeping, women and security, organizational learning, international organization, international security, conflict Media Contact
Ayelet Harel-Shalev Ben-Gurion Univeristy of the Negev PhD India, Israel Critical Security Studies, Political Science, women in the military, minority rights, Israel, India, minority women No Media Contact
Jo-Anne Hart Lesley University (Cambridge, MA); Brown University (Providence, RI) PhD Iran US-Iran, US-Iran politics, Iranian security politics, nuclear agreement, conflict resolution Iran, 2016 election, 2016 election learning activities, 2016 election youth engagement, 2016 election media literacy, youth vote, common ground, peacemaking, military conflict Media Contact
Virginia Haufler University of Maryland College Park PhD global governance, international organization, non-state actors, transnational activism, anti-corporate campaigns, corporate social responsibility, socially responsible investment, environment, industry self-regulation, conflict minerals, natural resource governance, transparency, UN Global Compact, Business4Peace, Kimberley Process, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Media Contact
Marina Henke Northwestern University PhD Europe, Africa military interventions, UN peacekeeping, international security, European security and defense, transatlantic security cooperation Media Contact
Alexis Henshaw Bucknell University PhD Civil conflict, insurgency, sexual violence Media Contact
Carolyn Holmes Mississippi State University PhD South Africa Nation Building, Legitimacy, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Nationalism, Race, Gender, African Politics Media Contact
Reyko Huang Texas A&M University PhD rebel governance, religion and violence, democratization, statebuilding, interventions Media Contact
Laura Huber Emory University PhD Candidate Liberia Conflict, Political Violence, Security Sector Reform, Gender, Women's Rights, Policy Diffusion Media Contact
Valerie Hudson Texas A&M University PhD Global women, foreign policy, national security, abnormal sex ratios Media Contact
Melanie Hughes University of Pittsburgh PhD women, gender, minority women, Muslim women, indigenous women, minority men, ethnic minority, quotas Media Contact
Calla Hummel University of Miami PhD Bolivia, Brazil comparative politics, informal work, Latin America, Bolivia, Brazil, corruption Media Contact
Jaime Jackson University of California, Davis PhD Candidate civil conflict, external support, strategic nonviolence, social network analysis, research methods No Media Contact
Laura Jakli University of California, Berkeley PhD Candidate Media Contact
Manal Jamal James Madison University PhD Palestinian territories; United Arab Emirates; MENA comparative democratization, civil society, social movements, conflict to peace and the political economy of transitions, Middle East politics, the Arab-Israeli conflict Media Contact
Corinna Jentzsch Leiden University PhD Mozambique civil war; militias; Media Contact
Betcy Jose University of Colorado Denver PhD Syria, Russia global norms, humanitarian intervention, civilian immunity norm, targeted killing, human rights, civilians in war, armed conflict, international humanitarian law, protection of civilians Media Contact
Kelly Kadera University of Iowa PhD Media Contact
Sabrina Karim Cornell University PhD Liberia, Peru, Bangladesh Conflict, Political Violence, Peacekeeping, Security Sector Reform, Gender, Policing, International Security, International Politics, United Nations, African Politics Media Contact
Friederike Luise Kelle University of Konstanz PhD self-determination, territory, political violence, nonviolence, secession, religion, sovereignty referendums Media Contact
Anita Kellogg University of California, Los Angeles PhD Candidate Venezuela economic interdependence, international trade, military conflict, international security, foreign policy, business interest groups, economic elites, petro-states, oil dependence Media Contact
Rana B. Khoury Northwestern University PhD Candidate Syria civil war, refugees, contentious politics, humanitarianism, Syrian politics, Arab politics, income inequality Media Contact
Helen Kinsella University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Political Science PhD Afghanistan armed conflict, humanitarian law, human rights law, refugee law, contemporary political theory, feminist theory, drones, counterinsurgency, gender Media Contact
Robin Kirk Duke PhD United States, Peru, Colombia, Chile, human rights, human rights education, refugees Media Contact
Shanna Kirschner Allegheny College PhD Civil wars, ethnic politics, political violence, Middle Eastern politics, conflict Media Contact
Veronica Kitchen University of Waterloo PhD Canada security studies, gender, international relations, counter-terrorism Media Contact
Kathleen Klaus Northwestern University PhD Kenya, Ghana Political Violence, electoral violence, African elections, land rights, post-conflict politics, internal migration, identity politics Media Contact
Anne-Kathrin Kreft University of Gothenburg PhD Candidate Colombia civil conflict, gender, sexual violence, women's mobilization, UNSCR 1325, Women, Peace and Security framework Media Contact
Roxanne Krystalli The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy PhD Candidate Colombia, Greece Gender-based violence in war, transitions from conflict to peace, transitional justice, gender and politics, Colombia, victims, reparations, enforced disappearance, sexual violence Media Contact
Sheryn Lee Macquarie University, Sydney PhD Taiwan, Japan, China Strategic Studies, Military Technology, Arms Racing, Defense Innovation Media Contact
Brett Ashley Leeds Rice University PhD alliance, international relations, security, treaty, international cooperation Media Contact
Bahar Leventoglu Duke University PhD No Media Contact
Janet Lewis US Naval Academy PhD Uganda Insurgency, civil war, tribal and ethnic politics, intergovernmental balance of power, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda Media Contact
Jennifer Lind Dartmouth College PhD Japan, Korea, China international security, US foreign policies, alliances, East Asia, Japan, China, Korea, reconciliation, Yasukuni, apologies, history problems, North Korea, nationalism Media Contact
Mathilda Lindgren Uppsala University PhD Candidate conflict resolution, mediation, armed conflict, nonviolence, sexual violence No Media Contact
Erin Little University of Alabama PhD Candidate Media Contact
Jinee Lokaneeta Drew University PhD India, United States Torture, Law and Violence, human rights, liberal democratic states, state violence, Interrogations, Policing, state theory, Law and Science. Media Contact
Cyanne E Loyle Indiana University PhD Rwanda, Northern Ireland, Uganda, Nepal, Turkey Human Rights, Armed Conflict, Transitional Justice, International Law, Civil War Media Contact
Lucile Maertens King's College London - SciencesPo Paris PhD International relations, international security, critical security studies, securitization, environment, environmental security, international organizations, multilateralism, United Nations, United Nations Environment programme, peacekeeping Media Contact
Andrea Malji Transylvania University PhD India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nigeria ISIS, Al Qaeda, terrorism, political violence, suicide terrorism, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Islam, Boko Haram Media Contact
Kristina Mani Oberlin College PhD Argentina, Chile. armed forces, Latin America, civil-military relations, defense, military entrepreneurship Media Contact
Zoe Marks University of Edinburgh PhD Sierra Leone Conflict, Civil War, Rebel Groups, Sexual Violence, Political Violence, Gender, Peacebuilding, Transitional Justice, Development, Africa Media Contact
Maria Martin de Almagro University of Cambridge PhD African politics, Gender and Politics, Development, Burundi, Liberia, DRC, Women's movement, Foreign Policy, Peacekeeping, women's participation; Women, peace and Security; United Nations; ethics; public policy Media Contact
Carla Martinez Machain Kansas State University PhD foreign policy, military deployments, air power, international conflict, military policy, coercion Media Contact
Aila Matanock University of California, Berkeley PhD Media Contact
Ioana Emy Matesan Wesleyan University PhD Egypt, Indonesia Political violence, terrorism, deradicalization, comparative democratization, political Islam, Middle East politics Media Contact
Jennifer Mathers Aberystwyth University PhD Russia Russian politics, Russian foreign and defence policy, women and war Media Contact
Eleonora Mattiacci Amherst College PhD nuclear reversal, nuclear disarmament, 2011 Libyan civil war Media Contact
Caitlin McCulloch University of Maryland PhD Candidate Georgia, China Media Contact
Rose McDermott Brown University PhD evolutionary psychology, biology, behavior genetics, divorce, international relations, prospect theory, political psychology, experimental methods, sex and gender Media Contact
Roseanne McManus Baruch College, City University of New Yrok PhD international security, national security, US foreign policy, resolve, signaling Media Contact
Peace Medie University of Oxford and University of Ghana PhD Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana Gender-Based Violence, Norm Implementation, Criminal Justice, Civilian Protection, African Politics Media Contact
Sara Meger Central European University PhD Democratic Republic of Congo international relations, international security, feminism, sexual violence, war, political violence Media Contact
Rupal Mehta University of Nebraska-Lincoln PhD International security, nuclear weapons, deterrence, US foreign policy, research design, formal theory, quantitative methods Media Contact
Elizabeth Menninga University of Iowa PhD civil wars, conflict resolution, mediation, network analysis No Media Contact
Marion Messmer King's College, London PhD Candidate Russia, Germany No Media Contact
Claire Metelits American University PhD Eastern Africa; Western Sahara Conflict, security studies, Africa, Armed groups, Critical Security Studies Media Contact
Shawna K. Metzger National University of Singapore PhD international relations, conflict, interstate conflict, war, territory, disputed issues, conflict dynamics, methods, econometrics, duration models No Media Contact
Sara Mitchell University of Iowa PhD Conflict, war, international organizations, international courts, time series analysis, maritime, river, territory Media Contact
Kayce Mobley Pittsburg State University PhD United States International relations, conflict, security studies, foreign policy, American foreign policy, foreign policy decision making, grand strategy Media Contact
Emily Molfino Virginia Tech PhD Media Contact
Sara Moller School of Diplomacy and IR, Seton Hall University PhD Candidate Media Contact
Dipali Mukhopadhyay Columbia University PhD Afghanistan, Syria No Media Contact
Gjylbehare Bella Murati Ghent/Belgium PhD Kosovo, Serbia, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia and Hecegovina Human rights, rule of law, state-building, democratization, transitional justice. Media Contact
Colleen Murphy University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PhD transitional justice, political reconciliation, natural disasters, ethics of development Media Contact
Michelle Murray Bard College PhD Media Contact
Paula Newberg University of Texas at Austin PhD Pakistan, south Asia, central Asia, crisis and transition states, conflict Pakistan, South Asia, Central Asia, Crisis and transition states, Governance, Governance and climate change, Media Contact
Tova Norlen Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) PhD Media Contact
Susan Norman Hobart and William Smith Colleges PhD Colombia, Bolivia, Conflict, Drugs, Development Media Contact
Elizabeth Nyman Texas A&M University at Galveston PhD international maritime conflict, marine policy, law of the sea, ocean politics, maritime piracy, offshore energy, international conflict, international law, environmental politics Media Contact
Geraldine O'Mahony Central Washington University PhD Liberia African Politics, Conflict Processes & War, Development, Human Rights, NGOs, Peacekeeping, Political Violence, Refugees, Religion & Politics Media Contact
Candice Ortbals Pepperdine University PhD Spain Terrorism, violent conflict, prostitution, comparative methods, social movements, local politics, democratization, Spanish Politics, Latin American Politics, revolution, protest No Media Contact
Ausra Park Siena College PhD Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus Political leadership, foreign policy, migration, human trafficking, female executives, political economy Media Contact
Sarah Parkinson University of Minnesota PhD Media Contact
Andrea Peto Central European University PhD Hungary, Eastern Europe, Central Europe gender, politics, illiberalism, gender studies, Hungary, cultural history, memory, cultural memory, memory politics, Holocaust, qualitative methods, sociali history, Central Europe, far right politics, political extremism, fascism, gender history, women's history, oral history, Media Contact
Katharine Petrich Northeastern University PhD Candidate Terrorism, Transnational Crime, South Asia, Latin America, Africa Media Contact
Marina Petrova University of Essex PhD Candidate Yemen intrastate conflict, contentious politics, quantitative methods, violent and nonviolent dissent, non-state actors, international relations Media Contact
Dianne Pfundstein Chamberlain Columbia University PhD International Security, War, Coercion, International Relations Theory, Deterrence, Compellence, American Foreign Policy, American Security Policy Media Contact
Jessica Piombo Naval Post-Graduate School PhD South Africa South Africa, elections, democratization, peacebuilding, conflict mediation, transitional governance, postconflict governance, statebuilding, foreign assistance, development assistance, Burundi, Uganda, U.S. military, U.S. foreign policy in Africa, African security, African peacekeeping Media Contact
Anna Powles Massey University PhD Pacific Islands, Oceania, New Zealand, Timor-Leste, Fiji, Southeast Asia Regional security, geopolitics, security sector reform, United Nations peacekeeping, stabilization missions, women peace and security, UNSCR 1325, private military and security companies Media Contact
Alyssa Prorok University of Iowa PhD civil war, rebel leaders, conflict termination, international humanitarian law, ICC No Media Contact
Kanica Rakhra Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD Candidate India, Iran, South Asia, Middle East Emotions, Prestige, Norms, Political Psychology, Social Identity, Nuclear Politics, Nuclear Disarmament, South Asia, Middle East Media Contact
Ayesha Ray King's College, Pennsylvania PhD India, Pakistan Civil-Military Relations, Security, Conflict, Terrorism, South Asia Media Contact
Lindsay Reid University of California, Davis PhD Civil Wars, Conflict Resolution, Gender and Peace No Media Contact
Rebecca Richards Keele University PhD Somaliland Statebuilding, state failure, development, peace, security, state, unrecognised state, Somalia, Somaliland Media Contact
Melanie Richter-Montpetit University of Sheffield (UK) PhD USA International Relations; War and Security Studies; Feminist, Queer and Decolonial theory and politics. Media Contact
Emily Ritter University of California, Merced PhD Repression, Dissent, Human Rights, International Organizations, Political Violence, Formal Theory No Media Contact
Heather Roff University of Oxford and Arizona State University PhD USA autonomous weapons, artificial intelligence, robotics, cybersecurity, emerging technology, international law, human rights, just war theory Media Contact
Belgin San-Akca Koc University PhD Media Contact
Elizabeth Saunders George Washington University; Council on Foreign Relations PhD US Foreign policy and elections, presidents, presidential advisers, military intervention, foreign policy decision-making, international security, war Media Contact
Kaija Schilde Boston University PhD European Union European Union, European security, EU foreign policy, political economy of security, EU internal and border security, EU immigration and asylum policy, EU border security, defense industry, defense spending, defense acquisition and technology, transnational interest groups, transnational private authority, bureaucracy, EU lobbying, defense and security interest groups, EU public opinion, European identity, European refugee crisis, Schengen, FRONTEX, European Defence Agency, state capacity, international organization capacity, governing capacity, EU information security, EU security clearance, EU information classification. Media Contact
Theresa Schroeder Radford University PhD Global national security, women & conflict, gender quotas, gender inequality Media Contact
Livia Schubiger London School of Economics and Political Science PhD State Violence, Organized Crime, Wartime Collective Action, Civilian Mobilization, Armed Groups No Media Contact
Rumela Sen Cornell University PhD Candidate India, Nepal, South Asia Insurgency, South Asia, Maoist, Peacebuilding, Peace, Conflict, India, Surrender, Rehabilitation Media Contact
Sahar Shafqat St. Mary's College of Maryland PhD Pakistan democracy, conflict, gender, Islam Media Contact
Megan Shannon University of Colorado PhD International conflict, civil wars, conflict management, United Nations peacekeeping, international organizations, international law Media Contact
Jacqueline Sievert Bowling Green State University PhD Middle East and North Africa Comparative Courts, Formal Theory, Authoritarian Institutions, Bargaining, Civil War, Judicial Politics, Repression Media Contact
Irina Soboleva Columbia University PhD Candidate Russia, Ukraine, China, India political protest, civi war, contentious politics, revolution, political violence, contested sovereignty, political mobilization, frustration, deprivation, social pressure Media Contact
Abbey Steele University of Amsterdam PhD Colombia civil war, refugees, state-building, counter-insurgency, research design Media Contact
Izabela Steflja Tulane University, New Orleans PhD Rwanda, Bosnia, Serbia transitional justice, reconciliation, international criminal tribunals, international criminal justice, civil war, ethnic conflict, genocide Media Contact
Jessica Steinberg Indiana University - Bloomington PhD Democratic Republic of Congo natural resources, development, governance, violent conflict, common pool resources Media Contact
Megan Stewart American University PhD East Timor, Eritrea, Lebanon Insurgencies, civil war, state-building, state formation, political violence, post-conflict reconstruction, governance, secession Media Contact
Sherrill Stroschein University College London PhD Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Serbia, Eastern Europe generally Ethnicity, nationalism, democracy, divided societies, ethnic conflict, ethnic parties, ethnic fragmentation, federalism, ethnic mobilization No Media Contact
Carla Suarez Dalhousie University PhD Candidate Democratic Republic of the COngo Political Violence, Non-State Governance, Rebel Groups, State-Civil-Rebel Relations, Civilian Agency, African Politics, Transitional Justice, Contentious Politics, Human Rights, Qualitative Methods, Latin America Politics Media Contact
Jelena Subotic Georgia State University PhD Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia war crimes, Balkans, international courts, genocide Media Contact
Patricia Sullivan University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD military intervention, military aid, war outcomes, public support Media Contact
Ora Szekely Clark University PhD Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Jordan Non-state military actors, Middle East, civil war, political violence. Media Contact
Alana Tiemessen Endicott College PhD International justice, international courts, International Criminal Court, human rights, humanitarian intervention, failed states Media Contact
Linnea Turco The Ohio State University PhD Candidate International Relations theory, social theory, ethics of international politics, security studies, moral discourse in international politics, international theory No Media Contact
Jane Vaynman George Washington University PhD Russia arms control, security institutions, nuclear weapons Media Contact
Kristin Vekasi University of Maine PhD Japan, China international political economy, foreign direct investment, trade, political risk, nationalism, politics of memory, firms, multinational firms, Japan, China Media Contact
Sanne Cornelia Verschuren Brown University PhD Candidate Military Innovation and Use of Weapons; Armament and Disarmament, Global Arms Trade; Laws of War Media Contact
Sarah von Billerbeck University of Reading PhD DR Congo UN, United Nations, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, post-conflict reconstruction, intervention, local ownership, legitimacy, legitimation, international organizations, conflict, civil war Media Contact
Christine Wade Washington College PhD El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica Central America, peace building, peace processes, revolutions, democratization, human rights Media Contact
Jessica Weiss Cornell University PhD China International relations of the Asia-Pacific, China, protests, nationalism, East China Sea, South China Sea, anti-Americanism, crisis, diplomacy, bargaining, public opinion, Sino-US relations, Sino-Japanese relations Media Contact
Jeni Whalan University of Queensland PhD Syria, Bosnia, Cambodia, Australia, PNG, Solomon Islands peace negotiations, peacekeeping, conflict, united nations, australian foreign policy Media Contact
Beth Elise Whitaker University of North Carolina, Charlotte PhD Kenya, Tanzania Migration and security in Africa, funding of rebel groups, politics of immigration, refugees, counter-terrorism, diaspora politics Media Contact
Annick T.R. Wibben University of San Francisco PhD Media Contact
Krista Wiegand University of Tennnessee PhD territorial disputes, maritime disputes, political violence, terrorism, South China Sea Media Contact
Leah Windsor The University of Memphis PhD text-as-data, authoritarian regimes, governance, language, extremism, gender, dictatorships, populism Media Contact
Anne Wolf University of Oxford PhD Candidate Tunisia, Morocco political Islam, terrorism, Ansar al-Sharia, Tunisia's Ennahda, Tunisia's Nidaa Tounes and secular party politics, elections, democratization, Moroccan foreign policy, Moroccan religious reforms, religious education in Morocco Media Contact
Christalla Yakinthou University of Birmingham PhD Kenya, Cyprus, Tunisia, Bosnia and Herzgovina, Lebanon Transitional justice, human rights, conflict transformation, Cyprus, Lebanon, Tunisia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kenya Media Contact
Yael Zeira University of Mississippi PhD Comparative politics, international relations, political conflict and violence, authoritarian regimes, Middle East politics, international public opinion No Media Contact
Corri Zoli Syracuse University PhD Quantitative Conflict, Laws of Armed Conflict, International Humanitarian Law, International Law, International Security, Security Studies, Terrorism, Islamic Studies, Mixed Methods, Qualitative Methods, U.S. Military and Defense Policy, U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans Media Contact
Sherifa Zuhur University of California, Berkeley PhD Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen Government/policy in Arab states U.S. Middle East foreign policy U.S. defense policy in the Middle East Counterterrorism in the Middle East Political development in the Middle East Media Contact

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