Pauline Moore

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Political Scientist: Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
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Ph.D. in international relations, University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies; M.A. in international relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); B.A. in international studies, Middlebury College


Pauline Moore is a Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation and a Professor of Policy Analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research focuses on terrorism, insurgency, security cooperation and security force assistance, and targeted violence prevention. The regional focus of her work covers Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. She is the author of The Politics of Terror (with Erica Chenoweth; Oxford University Press 2018) and her research on foreign fighters has been published in the Journal of Peace Research. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies, a MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a BA in International Studies from Middlebury College.

Selected Publications

Erica Chenoweth & Pauline Moore, The Politics of Terror, Oxford University Press, 2018

Pauline Moore, "When do ties bind? Foreign fighters, social embeddedness and violence against civilians," Journal of Peace Research, 56(2), 2019

Pauline Moore "International Terrorism," in Derek S. Reveron, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, and John A. Cloud, The Oxford Handbook of U.S. National Security, Oxford University Press, 2018