Conflict & Security

Our faculty are experts in the causes, conduct, management, and consequences of conflict, as well as forced migration and criminal violence. They direct a number of large research projects supported by external funding.

Conflict & Security Faculty

Alex Braithwaite

Alex Braithwaite

Professor

Associate Director of SGPP

  • International relations
  • Refugees and forced migration
  • Violent and nonviolent conflict
Social Sciences 314B
Jessica Maves Braithwaite

Jessica Maves Braithwaite

Assistant Professor

  • International relations
  • Violent and nonviolent conflict
  • Human rights and repression
Social Sciences 343
Faten Ghosn

Faten Ghosn

Associate Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies

  • International relations
  • Conflict and conflict management
  • Refugees and forced migration
Social Sciences 335
Jeff Kucik

Jeff Kucik

Associate Professor

  • International relations
  • Global trade and investment
  • International organizations
Social Sciences 439A
H. Brinton Milward

H. Brinton Milward

Professor

Melody S. Robidoux Foundation Fund Chair

  • Interorganizational networks
  • Illegal and covert networks
  • Public management
Social Sciences 339
Javier Osorio

Javier Osorio

Assistant Professor

  • Comparative politics
  • Political and criminal violence
  • Natural language processing
Social Sciences 125
Kirssa Cline Ryckman

Kirssa Cline Ryckman

Assistant Professor (Career Track)

Assistant Director of MA ISS Program

  • International relations
  • Violent and nonviolent conflict
  • Civilians in conflict
Social Sciences 331