Corinna Jentzsch

Corinna Jentzsch is Assistant Professor of International Relations (tenured) at the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University. Her research focuses on civilian collective action during civil war, and conflict transformation and escalation. She is also broadly interested in social movements, political violence, peacekeeping, African politics, and fieldwork methods and ethics. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in southern Africa, including Mozambique, Zambia, and Malawi.
Her book Violent Resistance: Militia Formation and Civil War in Mozambique was published with Cambridge University Press in January 2022.  She received her PhD from Yale University and studied at Free University Berlin and Sciences Po Paris. She is a co-convener of the Leiden University Center for International Relations (LUCIR), a associate editor of the International Studies Review and  a contributor to Africa is a Country.
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