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Speaker Series: A Win or a Flop? Measuring Mass Protest Successfulness in Authoritarian Settings (Zoom)

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, March 22: Dr. Kimberly Turner, Assistant Professor of International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh

Title: A Win or a Flop? Measuring Protest Effects


Kimberly Turner is an Assistant Professor of International Affairs with the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Kimberly Turner

Prior to joining University of Pittsburgh, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute, and an International Security postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center.

Dr. Turner received her PhD in political science from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She specializes in contentious politics, wage grievance, human capital, measurement, and international political economy. Turner’s main areas of interest are the causes, dynamics, and outcomes of mass movements. Her current research streams 1) analyze the linkages between skilled labor’s employment and wage grievance to the onset and outcomes of contentious politics within authoritarian settings, and 2) develops new measures of civil resistance efficacy.

Dr. Turner’s work has been published in the Journal of Peace Research, American Political Science Association, Social Science Quarterly, Duck of Minerva, and the Global Post.



March 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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