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Call for Papers:

Olympia Summer Academy 2013
in Conflict and Peace Studies,

July 4-July 15

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OCV Spring 2013 Workshop

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The Program on Order, Conflict and Violence is pleased to welcome two new faculty and four fellows.

Gabriela Guerrero-Serdán joins OCV as a predoctoral fellow.  She is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Royal Holloway College, University of London.  Her dissertation examines the impact of the conflict in Iraq on women and children, focusing on health, education and labor outcomes.

Yvan Guichaoua joins OCV as a postdoctoral fellow.  He has a Ph.D. in development economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and is researching rebel groups and militias in Nigeria and Niger.

Chris Haid joins OCV as a predoctoral fellow.  He is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Chicago.  His dissertation focuses on electoral violence in Jamaican politics.

Jason Lyall joins the Political Science department from Princeton where he was an assistant professor of politics and international affairs. His research focuses on the dynamics of violence in both conventional and guerrilla warfare, with particular attention to Russia's Northern Caucasus.

Paul Staniland joins OCV as a predoctoral fellow.  He is a Ph.D candidate in political science at MIT. His dissertation studies patterns of cohesion and fragmentation in insurgent groups, drawing on fieldwork and sub-national comparisons in Kashmir, Northern Ireland, and Sri Lanka.

Steven Wilkinson joins the Political Science department from the University of Chicago where he was an associate professor.  He has researched ethnic violence in India and is currently working on colonial legacies for democracy and conflict.