Harriet Goers is a PhD student in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests include civil war, rebel governance, and third-party intervention in conflict. She holds a B.A. (Hons I) in Economics and Political Science from the University of Sydney. Prior to starting her PhD, Harriet was a Research Fellow with the Institute for Economics and Peace, an analyst with the Australian Department of Defence, and a Research Assistant with the Lowy Institute. She is currently serving as an expert peer reviewer of predictive models for the United Nations OCHA Centre for Humanitarian Data.

Areas of Interest

  • Civil war
  • Third-party intervention in conflict
  • RStats


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science and Economics (Hons I) - University of Sydney



Research Topics

  • Methodology
  • International Relations
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hgoers [at] umd.edu