Dr. Dursun Peksen received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Missouri
in 2008. He has several published or forthcoming articles on economic sanctions, armed
interventions, human rights, political violence, and democratization. His articles
have appeared or are forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Peace Research, Political
Research Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, International Interactions,
Foreign Policy Analysis, Review of International Organizations, International Political
Science Review, Human Rights Review, and Civil Wars. Dr. Peksen's teaching areas include foreign policy analysis, human rights, political
violence, international political economy, security studies, introduction to political
research, and research design and data analysis.
"The Impact of Human Rights INGO Shaming on Humanitarian Intervention," Journal of Politics (with Amanda Murdie, 2014).
"Media-driven Humanitarianism? News Media Coverage of Human Rights Abuses and the
Use of Economic Sanctions," International Studies Quarterly (with Tim Peterson and Cooper Drury, 2014).
Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion. (2012, Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield).
"Women and Economic Statecraft: The Negative Impact Economic Sanctions Visit on Women,"
European Journal of International Relations (with Cooper Drury, 2013).
"Does Foreign Military Intervention Help Human Rights?," Political Research Quarterly (2012).
"Can States Buy Peace? Social Welfare Spending and Civil Conflicts," Journal of Peace Research (with Zeynep Taydas, 2012).
"Foreign Military Intervention and Women's Rights," Journal of Peace Research (2011).
"Coercive or Corrosive: The Negative Impact of Economic Sanctions on Democracy," International Interactions (with Cooper Drury, 2010).
"Human Security and Economic Sanctions: The Public Health Impact of Economic Sanctions,"
Foreign Policy Analysis (2010).
"Better or Worse? The Effect of Economic Sanctions on Human Rights," Journal of Peace Research (2009).