Kirssa Cline Ryckman

About Kirssa Cline Ryckman

Kirssa Ryckman studies the dynamics of nonstate conflict, including terrorism, civil war, and nonviolent campaigns. She is particularly interested in how civilians are affected by conflict, whether as victims of violence or agents of change. She teaches courses at the undergraduate and master’s level on terrorism, strategic nonviolent conflict, human security, and statistics. She also serves as the Assistant Director of the International Security Studies program. Her work has been published in the Journal of Peace Research, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and the Journal of Global Security Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 2012.

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Contact Information

Kirssa Cline Ryckman
Assistant Professor, Career Track and Assistant Director ISS Program
Telephone: 520 261 5528
Office: Social Science 331

Courses Taught

POL 413 - Human Security
POL 516A - Strategic Nonviolent Conflict
POL 519 - Terrorism and Conterterrorism
PA 552 - Introduction to Statistical Decision Making
POL 695A - Professional Colloquium