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Linda Kirschke

East European Studies Research Scholar
Global Europe Program

Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia University.
Wilson Center Project(s):
“Playing the Ethnic Card: Party Networks and Violence During Democratization.”
Feb 15, 2012
Jun 15, 2012

Linda Kirschke (Ph.D., Politics, Princeton University, 2010), works on armed conflict during periods of regime change. Her manuscript, Playing the Ethnic Card: Party Networks and Violence During Democratization, draws on a large-N study of 68 multiparty transitions and fieldwork in Serbia and Romania. Her articles have appeared in Comparative Political Studies and The Journal of Modern African Studies. She has held visiting fellowships at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University, the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
May 1, 2006 - August 1, 2010 "Why Ruling Elites Play the "Ethnic Card": Multiparty Transitions, Ethnic Mobilization and State Violence"

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