I am a PHD-Student in political science at Cornell University. In 2016, I will join the faculty of Northwestern University as an Assistant Professor in Sociology and Political Science. I combine archival work with geographical information systems to study civil society and intergroup relationships in times of social upheaval.  My research has been/will be published in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Peace Research, Mobilization, International Journal of Comparative SociologyEuropean Sociological Review and International Sociology.