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University of Denver
political violence, terrorism, nonviolent resistance, protest, counterterrorism, democratization, foreign policy
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Political violence and its alternatives

Nonviolent resistance

Terrorism and counterterrorism


Recent Publications

Chenoweth has published her work in International Security, The Journal of Politics,American Sociological Review, Annual Review of Political Science, The Journal of Peace Research, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, Mobilization: An International Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, Canadian Foreign Policy JournalDefense and Security Analysis, and Review of Policy Research. She co-authored Why Civil Resistance Works with Maria Stephan (Columbia University Press, 2011), edited Political Violence (Sage, 2013), and co-edited Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict (MIT Press, 2010) with Adria Lawrence of Yale University.

Media Coverage

Chenoweth’s research and commentary has been featured in The New York Times,The Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Economist, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, TEDxBoulder, and elsewhere. Along with Barbara F. Walter of UCSD, Chenoweth hosts the blog Political Violence @ a Glance, which won an OAIS Award for Best Group Blog in 2014 and Most Promising New Blog in 2013. In addition, Chenoweth won an individual OAIS blogging award for Best Blog Post of 2014. She hosts a blog called Rational Insurgent and has been an occasional blogger at The Monkey Cage and Duck of Minerva.

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