Madeline Fleishman is a PhD student in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her primary field is International Relations with an interest in civil conflict, specifically conflict management, regional organizations, and aid. Before coming to UMD, Madeline earned her Bachelor of Science degree from East Carolina University in Political Science, Security Studies, and International Studies with a concentration in conflict, graduating Summa Cum Laude with Honors in Political Science.  

Areas of Interest

  • Civil Conflict
  • Regional Organizations
  • Humanitarian aid
  • Human Rights
  • Conflict Prevention


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science, Security Studies, and International Studies


  • 2019-05-03
    ECU Department of Political Science Outstanding Senior
  • 2019-05-03
    ECU Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding Senior


Research Topics

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
GVPT Honors Program Assistant (2020- Present)
Teaching Assistant- GVPT 200 (2019-2020)
Tydings 5107
Government and Politics Department
mfleish [at]