Iris Malone

Iris Malone
Title:
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Office:
Monroe Hall 404
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
irismalone.com

Areas of Expertise

International security, terrorism, insurgency, civil war

Background

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.

Education

Ph.D., Stanford University

B.A., Cornell University

CV

Publications

"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.

Office Hours

By appointment only.

Classes Taught

IAFF 6186: Civil Wars in World Politics