Sarah Croco is an assistant professor in the Department of Government and Politics and a faculty associate at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland. She received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan in the spring of 2008. Her research interests include: international conflict; the process by which citizens assign leaders responsibility for international wars; the value of policy consistency in elections; territorial disputes and civilian targeting. Her book is Peace at What Price?: Leader Culpablity, Domestic Politics, and War Termination. Her dissertation won the 2009 Best Dissertation Prize from the Committee for the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy. She has also won numerous teaching awards. Her work has appeared in The American Political Science Review, The American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, and World Politics, among others

Areas of Interest

  • International war, wartime public opinion, flip-flopping, research methods.
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Degrees

  • Degree Type
    PhD
    Degree Details
    University of Michigan, 2008
  • Degree Type
    BA
    Degree Details
    University of Illinois, 2000

Current Students

Former Students

  • Student Name
    Benjamin Appel
    Current Position
    Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
  • Student Name
    Alyssa Prorok
    Current Position
    Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
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Department of Government and Politics
Email
scroco [at] umd.edu
Office Hours
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