Sabrina Karim

Assistant Professor, Caplan Faculty Fellow

Department and Program Affiliations:
Government

Academic focus:  
Peace and conflict studies, peacekeeping, military/police reform in developing countries, gender in comparative/international politics  

Current research project: 
I am currently working on three projects: 1) assessing the impact of international involvement in security assistance to post-conflict states, 2) understanding trends in post-conflict sexual violence, and 3) exploring the relationship between gender norms and political violence.

Previous positions: 
Dartmouth Post-Doctoral Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security, Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College, 2016-2017

Academic background:
Ph.D., Political science, Emory University, 2016
M.Sc., Forced migration, Oxford University, 2008
B.S., Foreign service, School of Foreign Service, Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 2007  

Last book read:
“Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead

In your own time/when not working:
Traveling, crossfit, swimming, reading fiction, and cooking

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:  
Civil War, Political Violence, Field Research Methods, and Gender in Comparative and International Politics

What most excites you about Cornell:
The open, vibrant, and welcoming intellectual community

Twitter handle/blog url:
@sabrinamkarim; http://www.sabrinamkarim.com/