Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
United States
University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan
Refugees; Responsibility to Protect (R2P); Middle East; U.S. Foreign Policy; Global Governance; Human Rights
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

Refugee Policy; Global Governance; Human Rights; R2P and International Human Rights Regimes; U.S. Foreign Policy towards the Middle East

Recent Publications

Alise Coen, “The Responsibility to Protect and the Refugee Crisis.” Sustainable Security (March 9, 2016).  Available at:

Matthew Coen Leep and Alise Coen, “Civilian Casualty Inequity, Partisanship, and American Public Support for Israel.” Global Change, Peace & Security (2016).  DOI: 10.1080/14781158.2016.1140637

Alise Coen, “R2P, Global Governance, and the Syrian Refugee Crisis.” The International Journal of Human Rights 19:8 (2015).

Alise Coen, “Global Governance, Islamism, and Authority in the Middle East,” in Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel, ed., Religion, Education and Governance in the Middle East: Between Tradition and Modernity (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012).



Media Coverage

“Perspectives on Syrian Refugee Crisis.” Wisconsin Public Radio. (September 10, 2015). Interview available at:

Country Focus
U.S.-Middle East

Research Areas

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