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First Name
Shanna
Last Name
Kirschner
Country
University
Allegheny College
Keywords
Civil wars, ethnic politics, political violence, Middle Eastern politics, conflict
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About Me

I study civil wars and ethnic politics. I am currently working on a project about the effects of atrocities like torture and mass killings in civil wars.

I also do work on Middle Eastern politics, particularly in Turkey and Israel-Palestine.

Recent Publications

Books:
Trust and Fear in Civil Wars: Ending Intrastate Conflicts. New York: Lexington Books.

Articles:
“Teaching the Middle East: Pedagogy in a Charged Classroom.” PS: Political Science and Politics 45(4): 753-758.

“Knowing Your Enemy: Information and Commitment Problems in Civil Wars.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 54(5): 745-770.

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