Areas of Expertise
International security, terrorism, insurgency, civil war
Iris Malone is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the George Washington University.
Dr. Malone's research agenda includes two projects, which tend to entail the use of machine learning methods. First, she focuses on the causes of terrorism and insurgency. This project entails research on patterns of militant formation and organizational behavior. Second, she focuses on how states identify and respond to emerging militant threats. This project entails research on threat assessment, conflict forecasting, and state-sponsored terrorism.
Ph.D., Stanford University
B.A., Cornell University
"The Uncertainty Tradeoff between Opportunity Costs and War.'' (with William Spaniel) International Studies Quarterly 63, no. 4 (2019): 1025-1034.
"Analyzing ISIS in the Contemporary Environment.'' 2018. Military Strategy, Joint Operations, and Airpower. Ed. Ryan Burke, Michael Fowler, and Kevin McCaskey. Georgetown University Press.
By appointment only.
IAFF 6186: Civil Wars in World Politics