Nazli Avdan

Social and Behavioral Sciences - Political Science
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Blake Hall, 504-F


Summary

GIST 682: Transnational Terrorism

Teaching Interests

  • International Relations
  • International Security and Conflict
  • Terrorism
  • Globalization
  • International Migration
  • Political Methodology

Research

My work bridges insights from international security and economic interdependence literature and tests these implications on migration policies. I have published articles on visa policies and the connection between border governance and human trafficking. My other projects examine flows of transnational terrorism in the context of globalization.

Research Interests

  • International Relations
  • International Security and Conflict
  • Terrorism
  • Globalization
  • International Migration
  • Political Methodology

Selected Publications

Avdan, Nazli. Visas and Walls: Border Security in the Age of Terrorism. Books. University of Pennsylvania Press. Philadelphia, Pa: Penn Press, 2019.
Gelpi, Christopher  F, and Nazli Avdan. “Democracies at Risk? A Forecasting Analysis of Regime Type and the Risk of Terrorist Attack.” Journal Articles. Conflict Management and Peace Science, October 2015. https://doi.org/10.1177/0738894215608998.
Avdan, Nazli. “Do Asylum Recognition in Europe Respond to Transnational Terrorism? The Migration-Security Revisited.” Journal Articles. European Union Politics 15, no. 4 (May 2014): 445–71.
Avdan, Nazli. “Controlling Access to Territory: Economic Interdependence, Transnational Terrorism, and Visa Policies.” Journal Articles. Journal of Conflict Resolution 58, no. 4 (2014): 592–624.
Avdan, Nazli. “Human Trafficking and Migration Control Policy:  Vicious or Virtuous Cycle.” Journal Articles. Journal of Public Policy 32, no. 2 (2012): 1–35.
Avdan, Nazli, and Clayton Webb. “The Big, the Bad, and the Dangerous: Public Perceptions and Terrorism.” Journal Articles. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict, Accepted/In Press.

Selected Presentations

Avdan, N. (10/22/2017 - 10/24/2017). It Takes Two to Tango: Government and Militia Violence against Civilians in Civil War. Peace Science Association. Tempe, AZ

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