Christina Cliff

Christina Cliff

Associate Professor of Political Science, Security Studies


EDUCATION

  • B.A. Social Sciences, Washington State University
  • Graduate Certificate, Intelligence Analysis, American Military University
  • M.A. Political Science, American Military University
  • M.A. National Security Studies, American Military University
  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of Idaho

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Politics & Pop Culture
  • Political Violence
  • U.S. Government
  • Contemporary World Affairs
  • Comparative Politics
  • American Presidency
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Global Security and Diplomacy
  • Constitutional Law

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS

  • Terrorism
  • Genocide
  • Radicalization/Extremism
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Professional Memberships

  • Midwest Political Science Association
  • International Studies Association

Conferences Attended

  • Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting
  • International Studies Association-Northeast annual meeting

Service

  • Academic Senate, outgoing president, CLASS representative
  • Institutional Review Board Member
  • New England Center for Civic Life
  • Administrative Hearing Board
  • Safe Spaces
  • President’s Advisory Committee on Student Disability and Accessibility Services
  • Chapter Advisor, Political Science Honor Society, Omega Zeta

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Cliff, Christina. "The Coming Genocide? Burundi's Past, Present, and Potentially Deadly Future." Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 41.9 (2018): 722-735. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1057610X.2017.1341825

Time Magazine Online (October 2016) , North Korea's Nuclear Tantrum.
http://time.com/collection-post/4527003/2016-election-north-korea/

COMMENTARY: THE IRAN DEAL: FOR U.S., IT'S JUST ONE MORE BROKEN PROMISE
Albany Times-Union, June 11, 2018.
https://m.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Commentary-The-Iran-deal-For-U-S-it-s-just-12985919.php

TRUMP’S FIRST MEETING WITH KIM MAY BE LITTLE MORE THAN A PHOTO OP
Fortune, June 11, 2018.
http://fortune.com/2018/06/11/donald-trump-meeting-kim-jong-un-singapore/

HOW DIPLOMACY WITH NORTH KOREA COULD BE DOOMED FROM THE START
Fortune, May 8, 2018.
http://fortune.com/2018/05/08/us-north-korea-diplomacy-meeting-nuclear-weapons/

NORTH KOREA'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM DISTRACTS US FROM KIM JONG UN'S BIGGER THREATS
Newsweek, January 10, 2018.
http://www.newsweek.com/north-korea-nuclear-program-distracts-kim-jong-un-greater-threats-777091

Paper Presentation: “The Coming Genocide? Burundi’s Past, Present, and Potentially Deadly Future.” Cliff, Christina, International Studies Association Northeast annual conference, Baltimore, MD, 2016.

Paper Presentation : “The Impact of Learning about Terrorism on Students’ Political Attitudes.” Cliff, Christina and Brown, Jennie. Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, 2016.

Boston Herald Contributor, 2016-2017.