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Trisko Darden, Jessica

Jessica Trisko Darden

Assistant Professor School of International Service

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Jessica Trisko Darden is an Assistant Professor at American University's School of International Service and Associate Director of Bridging the Gap. Her research focuses on international influences on intrastate conflict and political violence, particularly within Asia. Dr. Trisko Darden is also the lead investigator for the Women in Combat Roles (WiCR) Project, which examines female participation in national militaries. She has published peer-reviewed articles on alliance dynamics, political violence, and human security. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Trisko Darden was a Visiting Scholar with Yale University's Program on Order, Conflict and Violence.

Dr. Trisko Darden has contributed op-eds and commentary on international politics and conflict to The Baltimore Sun, The Conversation, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Newsweek, US News and World Report and The Washington Post. She been interviewed by BBC Radio, CNN, The Globe and Mail, The Today Show, and The Wall Street Journal. You can watch a live interview or read her latest piece on new security considerations under the Trump administration.

Dr. Trisko Darden has expertise in: international security; human rights; Asia (particularly Southeast Asia and Central Asia); and gender issues and security.

Degrees

Ph.D. McGill University, Political Science

M.A. University of Texas at Austin, Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
B.A. McGill University, International Development and Russian

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Office
SIS - School of International Service
SIS - 335A
Contact Info
(202) 885-6568 (Office)

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See Also
Prof. Trisko Darden's Personal Website