Dr. Kerstin Fisk

Kerstin FiskVisiting Professor‌    

Phone:    (310) 338-5468
Email:     Kerstin.Fisk@lmu.edu
Office:     University Hall 4203
Spring 2014 Course Schedule:
POLS 155: Comparative Politics
Tuesday/Thursday: 9:25-10:40am and 10:50am-12:05pm
POLS 165: International Relations
Tuesday/Thursday: 3:00-4:15pm
Spring 2014 Office Hours:

Kerstin Fisk is a Ph.D. recipient from Claremont Graduate University, where she completed her degree in World and Comparative Politics. Her dissertation, entitled “Moving Targets: Value-Enhancing Refugees and the Diffusion of Conflict and Violence in Africa,” investigates how refugee geography impacts where, within countries, state and non-state armed organizations engage in fighting and acts of violence against civilians. She is also interested in the role of military robotics in present and future international conflicts. Her recent work includes “U.S. Drone Warfare,” presented with Dr. Jennifer Ramos at the University of California-Irvine’s International Studies Public Forum.


Politics of Africa
International Security
International Relations


Ph.D., World and Comparative Politics, Claremont Graduate University, 2013
M.A., International Relations, Miami University, 2007
B.A., International Political Studies, Drury University, 2005