Jessica Maves Braithwaite

Associate Professor

Director of PhD Program

Jessica Braithwaite's research addresses how repressive activities and institutional characteristics of governments influence (and are influenced by) violent and nonviolent strategies of domestic opposition groups. She also examines the origins of rebellion as a co-creator of the Foundations of Rebel Group Emergence (FORGE) dataset. Her work has been published or is forthcoming at Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Peace Research, Research and Politics, and Conflict Management and Peace Science.