Kerstin Fisk is a Ph.D. Candidate at Claremont Graduate University, where she is completing 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.
Ph.D., World and Comparative Politics, Claremont Graduate University, Expected Fall 2012
M.A., International Relations, Miami University, 2007
B.A., International Political Studies, Drury University, 2005