Associate Professor, Government
Desha Girod is Associate Professor and Director of the M.A. in Conflict Resolution in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. She is also affiliated with the African Studies Program and the Center for Latin American Studies in Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.
Dr. Girod is the author of Explaining Post-Conflict Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2015), and has published on international and comparative political economy in the American Journal of Political Science, International Organization, Comparative Political Studies, the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Conflict Management and Peace Science, the Journal of North African Studies, the Journal of Arabian Studies, and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics.
Her research has received support from the Political Instability Task Force, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Office of the Provost, and Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law.
Dr. Girod received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2008, M.Phil from Trinity College, Dublin, in 2002, and her B.A. from Penn State in 2000.