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Kyle Beardsley


Kyle is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University, after having recently moved from Emory University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 2006. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland. He teaches a range of courses on international conflict resolution, international security, and research methodology. 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 conflict behavior.