Event Date and Time

The 2021 Lussier Workshop for Research on International Conflict will feature three UMD graduate student research projects and three senior scholars who will serve as discussants. The workshop will take place on Friday, March 26 at 10:00am-12:00pm. Contact Kathleen Cunningham (kgcunnin [at] umd.edu) or Patrick Wohlfarth (patrickw [at] umd.edu) for the Zoom link. The schedule is as follows:


10:00 -- Evan Jones (University of Maryland): "Beyond the Assembly: Estimating Multidimensional Foreign Policy Preferences from Multi-Modal Data"

Discussant: Erik Voeten (Georgetown University)


10:40 -- Peggy McWeeney (University of Maryland): "How Rebels Make Their Case"

Discussant: Reyko Huang (Texas A&M University)


11:20 -- Rithvik Yarlagadda (University of Maryland): "Marriage of Convenience? The Durability of Inter-Rebel Alliances in Multiparty Civil Wars"

Discussant: Brian Phillips (University of Essex)