Kirssa Ryckman

Assistant Director and Advisor, International Security Studies

Assistant Professor, School of Government and Public Policy

Kirssa Cline Ryckman is the Assistant Director of the International Security Studies program. She teaches courses for the ISS program and at the undergraduate level on armed conflict and human security. Her research focuses on political conflict, including protest, terrorism, and civil war, and explores their causes, outcomes, and effects on civilians. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 2012.