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Ashly Adam Townsen        townsen indi

Assistant Professor

Office: Johnson Tower 815
Curriculum Vitae  – Personal Website

Ashly Adam Townsen (Ph.D, University of Illinois) joined WSU in 2015 and is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs. His research and teaching interests focus on civil and international conflict and conflict management, looking particularly at rebellion, civil war, political psychology, peacekeeping, experiential methodology and geo-spatial analysis. Professor Townsen’s research on peacekeeping deployments has appeared in the Journal of International Peacekeeping and International Studies Review.

Pol S 102 Introduction to Comparative Politics
Pol S 103 Introduction to International Relations
Pol S 400 Understanding Civil Wars (Political Science Issues)

Refereed Publications:
Townsen, Ashly Adam and Bryce W. Reeder. 2014. “Where to Peacekeepers Go When They Go?: Explaining the Spatial Heterogeneity of Peacekeeping Deployments” Journal of International Peacekeeping 18(1): 69-91.

Townsen, Ashly Adam, Matthew Powers and Bryce W. Reeder. 2015. “Hot Spot Peacekeeping” International Studies Review 17(1): 46-66.

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