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Dr Nils Metternich

Nils
Associate Professor in International Relations
Room: 2.05, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4974 (x24974)
Email: n.metternich@ucl.ac.uk
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Biography

I am currently Associate Professor at University College London in the Department of Political Science. My research focuses on the strategic nature of civil conflicts and the prediction of its dynamics. Previously, I was a Post-doc at Duke University in the Department of Political Science. I received my PhD in Government from the University of Essex. My work has been awarded the Stuart Bremer Award (Peace Science Assocation), the Dina Zinnes Award (International Studies Association), and the Best Paper Award in the Conflict Processes Section (American Political Science Association). I currently serve as Associate Editor for Political Science Research and Methods.

Research

My current research interests include authoritarian regimes, protests, and civil wars with a methodological focus on forecasting, spatial econometrics, and network analysis. Recent publications have appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Political Science Research and Methods.

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