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Paul Staniland

When: Friday, February 24, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road, Buffett Institute Conference Room, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Y Thien Nguyen  

Group: Comparative-Historical Social Science Working Group

Co-Sponsor: Department of Political Science

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Paul Staniland is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Chicago, where he co-directs the Program on International Security Policy. His research interests are in civil war, international security, and ethnic politics, primarily in South Asia. His current book project and related articles examine organizational cohesion and fragmentation in insurgent groups. Other work studies civil-military relations, pro-state paramilitarism in civil wars, Indian and Pakistani foreign and internal security policy, and the politics of insurgency and terrorism.

Staniland's work has been published in Civil Wars, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Security, Security Studies, and the Washington Quarterly, among others. He teaches courses on civil war and military politics, with a focus on the developing world.

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