Courtenay Conrad
2012, IPSI
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California, Merced



Courtenay is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Merced. Her primary research and teaching interests include political violence, state repression, human rights, international organizations, and comparative political institutions. The majority of her work focuses on how executives make decisions regarding repression in the face of domestic and international institutional constraints.

Her research has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, and the Journal of Peace Research, among others.


International Law and Institutions, Human Rights and Democracy Promotion