Security, Peace, & Conflict

Faculty Working in this Field

Director of Graduate Studies
Kyle Beardsley
Associate Professor of Political Science
140 Science Dr, 204H Gross Hall, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4318
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Kyle Beardsley (Ph.D., UCSD, 2006) is Associate Professor of Political Science. He is co-director of the International Crisis Behavior data project. His research interests include the political consequences and causes of third-party involvement in peace processes, the nature of intrastate rebellion... Full Profile »

Tim Büthe
Associate Research Professor of Political Science
140 Science Drive, Gross Hall, 2nd Floor, Dept of Political Science, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204
(919) 660-4365
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My research is driven by two primary interests that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries. First, I seek to advance our understanding of how political, legal, and economic institutions not only constrain but also empower some stakeholders vis-à-vis others and how these distributional... Full Profile »

Scott de Marchi
Professor of Political Science
140 Science Drive, 294F Gross, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4342
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His work focuses on mathematical methods, especially computational social science, machine learning, and mixed methods. Substantively, he examines individual decision-making in contexts that include the American Congress and presidency, bargaining in legislatures, interstate conflict, and voting... Full Profile »

Peter D. Feaver
Professor of Political Science
287 Gross Hall, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4331
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Peter D. Feaver (Ph.D., Harvard, 1990) is a Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University. He is Director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS) and also Director of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy (AGS). From June 2005 to July 2007, Feaver was on... Full Profile »

Joseph Grieco
Professor of Political Science
291 Gross Hall, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4315
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Professor of Political Science, concentrates on theories of international relations, issues of international political economy, and problems of international conflict. He is the author of Cooperation Among Nations: Europe, America, and Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade, and Between Dependency and... Full Profile »

Ole R. Holsti
George V. Allen Professor Emeritus of International Relations
301B Perkins Library, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-7051
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George V. Allen Professor of Political Science, specializes in international politics and foreign policy decision-making. He is the author of Crisis, Escalation, War, Content Analysis for the Social Sciences and Humanities, and Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy and co-author of... Full Profile »

Bruce W. Jentleson
Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
122 Rubenstein Hall, Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708-0312
(919) 613-9208
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Bruce Jentleson is a Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, where he previously served as Director of the Terry Sanford Institute (now Sanford School) of Public Policy. He is a leading scholar of American foreign policy and has served in a number of U.S. policy and... Full Profile »

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Tana L. Johnson
Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford Building 236, 201 Science Drive, Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708
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Tana Johnson's research interests include global governance, international organizations, energy/environmental policy, interactions between the private and public sectors, and U.S. foreign policy. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in International Organization, Journal of Politics,... Full Profile »

Bahar Leventoglu
Associate Professor of Political Science
140 Science Drive, 208 Gross Hall, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4314
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Bahar Leventoglu is a formal theorist with substantive interests in international relations and political economy. Currently, she has four different ongoing lines of research. One line of research focuses on how leaders use public statements to affect their bargaining position in international... Full Profile »

Abdeslam E. M. Maghraoui
Associate Professor of the Practice of Political Science
140 Science Drive, 275 Gross H, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4320
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Dr. Maghraoui is associate professor of the practice of political science. He is core faculty in the Duke Islamic Studies Center and Duke University Middle East Studies Center. His research focuses on the interactions between culture and politics in the context of Arab and Muslim majority... Full Profile »

Emerson S. Niou
Professor of Political Science
140 Science Drive, 273 Gross, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4307
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EMERSON M.S. NIOU 牛铭实 (Ph.D., U. of Texas at Austin, 1987) is Professor of Political Science at Duke University.  He is the co-author of The Balance of Power, Cambridge University Press, 1989.  His recent publications include: “A Theory of Economic Sanctions and Issue Linkage,” with Dean Lacy,... Full Profile »

David Siegel
Associate Professor of Political Science
140 Science Drive, 294H Gross Hall, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4306
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David A Siegel (Stanford Ph.D., 2006) is Associate Professor of Political Science. His research addresses the theoretical determinants of collective action in the contexts of political violence and terrorism, elections, and opinion and identity formation. He has published in journals such as the... Full Profile »

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Michael Ward
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
140 Science Drive, 294E Gross, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4373
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Associate Chair
Erik Wibbels
Robert O. Keohane Professor
204J Gross Hall, 140 Science Drive, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4322
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A Professor of Political Science, Wibbels' research focuses on development, decentralized governance, and other areas of political economy. He is the co-general editor of the Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics series. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the... Full Profile »