Paul Staniland Office: Pick Hall 418B Phone: 773 702 2370 Email Interests:
  • Civil war
  • Ethnic politics
  • South Asia

Paul Staniland is Professor of Political Science and faculty chair of the Committee on International Relations (CIR). He is also a nonresident scholar in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Staniland’s research focuses on political violence and international security, with a regional focus on South and Southeast Asia. His first book, Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse, was published by Cornell University Press in 2014. His second book, Ordering Violence: Explaining Armed Group-State Relations from Conflict to Cooperation, was published by Cornell in 2021.