Thomas Zeitzoff

Thomas ZeitzoffThomas Zeitzoff is an assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from New York University in 2013, and was previously a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University. His research examines why individuals participate in political violence, why groups fight, and the political and psychological effects of exposure to violence. As part of his research, he has conducted fieldwork and survey research in Israel, Mexico, Georgia, and Turkey. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Electoral StudiesConflict Management and Peace ScienceJournal of Peace ResearchPolitical BehaviorJournal of Conflict Resolution, and the American Political Science Review.