Kirssa Ryckman

Associate Professor, School of Government and Public Policy

Kirssa Cline Ryckman is an associate professor in the School of Government and Public Policy. Her research considers the causes and effects of non-state conflict, from nonviolent protest movements to the use of terrorism and civil war. She is particularly interested on the impact that conflict has on individuals and civilians, whether as targets of violence or agents of change, as well as how conflicts end. Her work has been published in outlets including the Journal of Conflict Resolution and Journal of Peace Research. She received her PhD from the University of Arizona in 2012.