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Kyle Beardsley

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Associate Professor Duke UniversityPolitical Science Home 140 Science Dr, rm 208 Box 90204 Durham, NC 27708 Work Phone: (919)660-4318 Website: http://people.duke.edu/~kcb38/
Biography
: Kyle Beardsley (Ph.D., UCSD, 2006) is Associate Professor of Political Science. His research interests include the political consequences and causes of third-party involvement in peace processes, the nature of intrastate rebellion, the motivations for and implications of gender balancing in post-conflict security forces, and the effects of nuclear-weapons proliferation on crisis behavior. His book, The Mediation Dilemma, explores how third-party conflict management frequently does well in securing short-term peace but also can contribute to greater instability in the long run, especially when the third parties rely on leverage. Prior to coming to Duke, Prof. Beardsley was on faculty at Emory University.
: Associate Professor
: Duke
: PhD
: Political Science
: UCSD
: Third-party conflict resolution Nuclear weapons Peacekeeping