- Dr. C. Jentzsch
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Corinna Jentzsch is Assistant Professor of International Relations (tenured) at the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University.
Corinna Jentzsch is Assistant Professor of International Relations (tenured) at the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University. Her research focuses on civilian collective action during civil war, and conflict transformation and escalation. She is also broadly interested in social movements, political violence, peacekeeping, African politics, and fieldwork methods and ethics. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in southern Africa, including Mozambique, Zambia, and Malawi.
Her recent book Violent Resistance: Militia Formation and Civil War in Mozambique (Cambridge University Press, 2022) examines how and why community-based militias form and spread. Her work has also appeared in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Geography, Civil Wars, Africa, ForeignAffairs.com, African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, and several edited volumes.
She received her PhD from Yale University and studied at Free University Berlin and Sciences Po Paris. She is a co-convener of the Leiden University Center for International Relations (LUCIR), a member of the Editorial Review Board of the African Studies Review, a contributor to Africa is a Country, and you can follow her on Twitter (@coboje).
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Corinna Jentzsch is available to supervise PhD students and invites PhD research proposals in the areas of:
- armed conflict and civil war
- social movements and collective action
- African politics and governance
See for more information on PhD positions:
- Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
- Instituut Politieke Wetenschap
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