Human Security Research Series | Castleberry Peace Institute

Human Security Research Series

Human Security Research Series

The workshop series is designed to encourage discussion and interdisciplinary collaboration on topics related to the meaning of human security and its determinants and effects.

Prof. Rebecca Cordell from UT-Dallas gave a presentation to the faculty and graduate students on, "Transnational Repression: International Cooperation in Silencing Dissent", on October 27 2023.

Prof. Andrew Enterline presented, "You Don't Know the Half of it: Cooperation in International Relations" on April 8, 2022.

PhD Student (Georgia State) Christopher Jackson presented, "Protracted Conflict and Diagonal Linkage: How Foreign States Influence Peace and Political Development in Unrecognized States" on October 15, 2021.

PhD student Seyma Akyol presented, ""Data Collection: Collaboration Among Human Rights Advocacy Groups and Conflict Management Practitioners" on November 8, 2019.

PhD student, Makito Takei presented, "Unpacking Internationalized Internal Conflict: An Exploratory Study" on March 5, 2019.

On February 28, Professor Caroline Hartzell from Gettysburg College spoke on "Can Civil War Settlements Help Build Political Trust? Evidence from Mindanao". Professor Hartrzell is a well-known expert on wars and peace agreements, and especially the sustainability of peace after war. Professor Hartzell is also currently editor-in-chief of Conflict Management and Peace Science.

Professor Mike Findley of UT-Austin spoke on "The Coevolution of War and Peace" on February 13, 2019. Professor Findley is an expert on civil wars, terrorism, and international development and uses a variety of methods including field experiments, statistical and computational models, geospatial analysis, and interviews.

Roman Krastev, PhD student in Political Science presents, "The Onset of Identity Claims and Leader Survival" on November 13, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 in WH 125A.

Ayal Feiberg, PhD student in Political Science presents, "Explaining Anti-Semitic Incident Variation in the United States" on March 22, 2017.

Graham Cox, Lectuter in History presented, "Under Some Circumstances," or: How We Learned to Stop Worrying about Protecting Jim Crow and Pursue Justice for the Holocaust" on November 8, 2016.

Melda Ozsut, PhD student in Political Science presented the findings of her research on "Job Opportunities and Regional Dynamics in Rentier States" on October 26, 2016.

Professor Jacqueline McAllister of Kenyon College presented her research " "On Knife's Edge: Explaining International Criminal Tribunals' Wartime Impact" on October 5th, 2016.

Professor Geoff Dancy of Tulane University presented, "Do Amnesties for War Criminals Actually Promote Peace Following Conflict?" on September 29th, 2016.

Professor Chris Farris of Penn State University (and UNT PSCI MA graduate) presented a talk entitled, "Truth Replaced by Silence: A Field Experiment on Private Censorship in Russia" on Friday, February 19 from 2:00 - 3:30 in Wooten 316.

Professor Ahmed Waquar of the Department of Geography presented, "State-Society, Democracy and Exclusion". Friday April 22nd, 12:00 - 1:30 in Wooten 267.

Professor Andrew Enterline discussed his paper, "Shaken or Stirred? Terrorism & Third Party State Resolve in Civil War Interventions", Tuesday April 5, 2:00 - 3:30 in Wooten Hall 267.

Political Science Professor David Mason discussed his research on land reform and political violence on Tuesday, February 16 from 3:00 - 4:30 in Wooten Hall 267.