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Shelli Israelsen, Ph.D.


I have a doctoral degree in political science from Indiana University - Bloomington, where I specialized in international relations and research methodology. My research areas are conflict processes and international security. Specifically, my research interests include; gender and security/development, ethnic conflict, insurgent recruitment and interstate rivalry. My teaching interests include; international conflict, civil war, U.S. foreign policy, contentious politics, African politics and development, Southeast Asian politics, international law, research design and research methods.