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Erica Chenoweth

Erica Chenoweth is the co-founder of Political Violence @ a Glance. She is a Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and an Associate Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO). Previously she taught at Wesleyan University and held fellowships at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Stanford University, UC-Berkeley, and the University of Maryland. Chenoweth is an internationally-recognized authority on terrorism, nonviolent resistance, and counterterrorism. Her three books include Why Democracy Encourages TerrorismWhy Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict; and Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict. The author of dozens of scholarly and popular articles, she was named one of Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers for 2013, hosts a blog called Rational Insurgent, and is an occasional blogger at The Monkey Cage.


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