Babak RezaeeDaryakenari is an assistant professor of International Relations at the Institute of Political Science.
Babak RezaeeDaryakenari is an assistant professor of International Relations at the Institute of Political Science, Leiden University in The Netherlands. His research broadly focuses on political violence and conflict resolution. Babak is primarily interested in studying the dynamics of dissent-repression. Currently, he is working on how the Internet affects the dynamics and outcomes of state-dissident online and offline interactions. He also studies different aspects and consequences of foreign interventions such as economic sanctions during civil conflicts. In addition, as part of his research, Babak has studied the environmental causes of violent conflict. On the methodology side, he is working on using machine-learning algorithms and data mining methods to improve the forecasting power of conflict models.
Babak received his Ph.D. (2018) in Political Science from the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. He also has an M.Sc. (2012) in Economics from W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, an M.Sc. (20110) in Applied Economics from Sharif Graduate School of Management and Economics, and a B.Sc. (2008) in Industrial Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology.
Babak published in Political Geography, International Interactions, and Conflict Management & Peace Sciences. You can find more information about Babak’s ongoing research, published works, and teaching materials on his website www.Babakrezaee.com, and he can be followed on Twitter (@BabakRezaee).
Babak RezaeeDaryakenari is available to supervise PhD students and invites PhD candidates to send research proposals in the areas of:
- Dynamics of state repression and (non)violent movements
- Environmental security
- The effectiveness and consequences of economics sanctions
See more information on PhD positions:
- Davenport C., Rezaeedaryakenari B., Wood M.R. & (2021), Tenure through tyranny? : Repression, dissent, and leader removal in Africa and Latin America, 1990–2006, Journal of Global Security Studies .
- RezaeeDaryakenari B. (2021), The dilemma of violence, Political Research Exchange 3(1): 1910048.
- Rezaeearyakenari S. & Peyman A. (2020), Learning about principles or prospects for success? An experimental analysis of information support for nonviolent resistance, Research & Politics 7(2).
- RezaeeDaryakenari B. & Thies C.G. (2018), Secrecy and self-interest: when mediators act deceitfully, International Interactions 44(4): 603-630.
- Rezaeedaryakenari B., Landis S.T. & Thies C.G. (2017), Food price volatilities and civilian victimization in Africa, Conflict Management and Peace Science .
- Landis S.T., Rezaeedaryakenari B., Zhang Y., Thies C.G. & Maciejewski R. (2017), Fording differences? Conditions mitigating water insecurity in the Niger River Basin, Political Geography 56: 77--90.
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