Nazli Avdan

Associate Professor
Graduate Director
Primary office:
785-864-9029
504F Blake Hall


Summary

International Relations and Quantitative Methodology
International migration, transnational terrorism, human trafficking and organized crime, quantitative methods
 

 

 

Teaching Interests

  • International Relations
  • International Security and Conflict
  • Terrorism
  • Globalization
  • International Migration
  • Political Methodology

Research

My work bridges insights from international security and economic interdependence literature and tests these implications on migration policies. I have published articles on visa policies and the connection between border governance and human trafficking. My other projects examine flows of transnational terrorism in the context of globalization.

Research Interests

  • International Relations
  • International Security and Conflict
  • Terrorism
  • Globalization
  • International Migration
  • Political Methodology

Selected Publications

Avdan, Nazli. Visas and Walls: Border Security in the Age of Terrorism. Books. University of Pennsylvania Press. Philadelphia, Pa: Penn Press, 2019.
Gelpi, Christopher  F, and Nazli Avdan. “Democracies at Risk? A Forecasting Analysis of Regime Type and the Risk of Terrorist Attack.” Journal Articles. Conflict Management and Peace Science, October 2015. https://doi.org/10.1177/0738894215608998.
Avdan, Nazli. “Do Asylum Recognition in Europe Respond to Transnational Terrorism? The Migration-Security Revisited.” Journal Articles. European Union Politics 15, no. 4 (May 2014): 445–71.
Avdan, Nazli. “Controlling Access to Territory: Economic Interdependence, Transnational Terrorism, and Visa Policies.” Journal Articles. Journal of Conflict Resolution 58, no. 4 (2014): 592–624.
Avdan, Nazli. “Human Trafficking and Migration Control Policy:  Vicious or Virtuous Cycle.” Journal Articles. Journal of Public Policy 32, no. 2 (2012): 1–35.
Avdan, Nazli, and Clayton Webb. “The Big, the Bad, and the Dangerous: Public Perceptions and Terrorism.” Journal Articles. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict, Accepted/In Press.
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