Karisa Cloward

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Yale University
Carr Collins Hall 201

Karisa Cloward received her Ph.D. from Yale University in 2010, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. Her research and teaching interests place her at the intersection of international relations and comparative politics, with particular attention to non-governmental organizations, international norms and transnational activism, international aid, Sub-Saharan African politics, and gender and politics.

Professor Cloward is currently working on a book project that evaluates the range of ways communities react to international activism by focusing on the harmful traditional practices of female genital mutilation and early marriage among Maasai and Samburu communities in rural Kenya.

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