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UWISC Talk: Women, Gender, and Rebel Governance in Civil Wars

Meredith Loken
Friday, May 5, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
The Olson Room (Gowen Hall 1A)

Discussant: Jessica Sciarone, Ph.D.Student, Political Science

Dr. Meredith Loken is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. She is a board member with the Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS) and a faculty affiliate with the Amsterdam Centre for Conflict Studies (ACCS). Dr. Loken is a co-Principal Investigator for the Women’s Activities in Armed Rebellion (WAAR) Project, an original dataset measuring women’s participation in more than 370 rebel organizations between 1946-2015. Her research, which broadly focuses on contemporary political violence, has been published or is forthcoming in in International Security, Journal of Peace Research, International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Security, Security Dialogue, Journal of Human Rights, and Security Studies, as well as in Foreign Policy, the Washington Post, and other outlets.