CIDCM/IR Workshop

At the CIDCM/IR Workshop, researchers present work-in-progress on all topics related to international relations. The research presented often, but not exclusively, focuses on issues related to state development and the causes and prevention of conflict between and within states. The workshop prides itself on showcasing work that is novel, methodologically rigorous, and crosses traditional subfield and disciplinary boundaries.

Workshops are open to all who are interested, especially members of the GVPT department and faculty from related departments and schools. They are generally held 5-6 times a semester, on Mondays from 11:00-12:15 p.m. in Chincoteague Hall.

See the schedule below for specific details of a presentation. If you have questions please e-mail If you would like to present a paper, please e-mail Professor Paul Huth.  

February 27th: Rebecca Cordell, University of Essex, "Classified Cooperation: Post-9/11 Security Alliances and Human Rights Preferences."

March 27th: Professor Jakana L. Thomas, Michigan State. 

April 3rd: Professor Barcu Savun, University of Pittsburgh. 

April 24th: Professor Dan Reiter, Emory University,  "The Coup-Proofing Toolbox: Institutional Power, Military Effectiveness, and the Puzzle of Nazi Germany"

May 1st: Peter White, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, "Generals in the Cabinet: Military Participation in Government and International Conflict Initiation"

May 8th: Professor Michael Furstenberg, Planck Institute of Germany. "Fight and Fright: A Conceptual and Empirical Framework For the Study of Terrorist Violence as a Part of Insurgent Conflict Strategies"