University of Rochester, Rochester NY
PhD in Political Science, October 2010
MA in Political Science, October 2007
Lawrence University, Appleton WI
BA in Economics and Government with Honors, June 2004
Developing countries, international relations, international political economies, methods, military intervention, protest behavior, quantitative approaches, refugees, South Asia
POSC 364: Politics of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan
POSC 349: International Political Economy
POSC 454: The Cold War and After
POSC 232: Fundamentals of International Relations
Professional Experience Colgate University, Hamilton NY
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, October 2010 - present
Instructor, Department of Political Science, July 2009 – September 2010
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Visiting Fellow, School of International Studies, August 2012 – May 2013
2013. Politics of Refugees in South Asia: Identity, Resistance, Manipulation. New York and London: Routledge.
2014. “Genocide of 1971 and the Politics of Justice” in Routledge Handbook on Contemporary Bangladesh edited by Ali Riaz and Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman. London and New York: Routledge (forthcoming).
2013. “Refugee Experience to Political Attitudes: Preliminary Findings” in Forty Years of Governance in Bangladesh edited by Rizwan Khair. Dhaka: University Press Limited (forthcoming).
2012. “Refugee-Camp Militarization in Bangladesh and Thailand.” Economic and Political Weekly: 47(47-48): 103-108
2011. “Evaluation of India’s Role in Bangladesh’s War of Independence, 1971: Humanitarianism or Self-Interest?”. Economic and Political Weekly: 46(52): 53-60.
2011. “Hurting the Host: Refugee Violence in Bangladesh” in Democracy in Bangladesh: Political Dimensions of National Development. Edited by Zillur.R. Khan and Syed S. Andaleeb. University Press Limited, Dhaka
2010. “The Dynamics of Refugee-related Violence in South Asia”. Journal of Bangladesh Studies: 12(2).