Rithvik Yarlagadda is a PhD student in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He holds a Master’s in International Affairs from the Pennsylvania State University. His main research interests include terrorism and civil war, with an emphasis on understanding the causes and consequences of armed group interactions in multiparty conflicts. His work has been published in the International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society.

Areas of Interest

  • Terrorism and Civil Wars
  • Organizational Dynamics of Insurgent Groups


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    International Affairs, Pennsylvania State University
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Electronics & Communication, Manipal University

Research Topics

  • Methodology
  • International Relations
Government and Politics Department
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Government and Politics Department
ryarlaga [at] terpmail.umd.edu