School Of Politics & Int Relations
Stephanie Dornschneider is Assistant Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations. Before joining UCD, she was lecturer at the University of Buckingham (2015-2016), COFUND Junior Research Fellow at Durham University (2014-2015), and held post- and pre-doctoral fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service at the University of Oxford (2013) and Stanford University (2011-2012). She holds a PhD in International Relations and Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, an MA in International Relations, and a Diploma in Middle East Studies from the American University in Cairo.
Honours and Awards
| Year: 2014.
Title: COFUND Junior Research Fellowship (Durham University/ the European Union)
| Year: 2013.
Title: Swiss National Fund (le fonds national suisse, FNS), postdoctoral fellowship
| Year: 2012.
Title: Swiss National Fund, doctoral fellowship
| Year: 2011.
Title: German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Auslandsdienst, DAAD), doctoral fellowship
| Year: 2010.
Title: Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences, travel grant
| Year: 2007.
Title: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, doctoral fellowship
| Year: 2006.
Title: The American University in Cairo, graduate fellowship
| Year: 2006.
Title: Fazit Foundation, research fellowship
| Year: 2005.
Title: Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders, graduate fellowship
| Year: 2004.
Title: German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), fellowship
|Stefan Dantchev and Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) [Oral Presentation], The American Political Science Association, Philadelphia , 07-SEP-16 - 11-SEP-16.|
|Stefan Dantchev and Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) [Oral Presentation], The European Political Science Association, Brussels , 23-JUN-16 - 25-OCT-16.|
|Stephanie Dornschneider and Nick Henderson (2016) [Oral Presentation], International Studies Association, Atlanta , 16-MAR-16 - 19-MAR-16.|
|Stephanie Dornschneider (2015) [Oral Presentation], The American Political Science Association, San Francisco , 03-SEP-15 - 06-SEP-16.|
|Stephanie Dornschneider (2015) [Oral Presentation], The European Political Science Association, Vienna , 25-JUN-15 - 27-JUN-15.|
| Year 2013 Institution: University of Geneva
Qualification: PhD Subject:
|Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) Whether to kill. The cognitive maps of violent and nonviolent individuals. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Stephanie Dornschneider and Nick Henderson (2016) 'A computational model of cognitive maps'. Journal of Conflict Resolution, . [Details]|
|Stephanie Dornschneider (2010) 'Belief systems and action inferences as a source of violence in the name of Islam'. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward Terrorism and Genocide, . [Details]|
|Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) Selling arms to Arab rulers won't improve security in the Middle East. Website article [Details]|
|Stephanie Dornschneider and Nick Henderson (2016) Work in progress: A computational method to study counterfactuals. Research Papers [Details]|
|Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) Work in progress: Hot contention, cool abstention. Mobilizing for the Arab Spring. Research Papers [Details]|
|Stefan Dantchev and Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) Work in progress: An Integer-programming based method to identify minimum sets of variables. Research Papers [Details]|
|violent and nonviolent political activism; the Middle East; political psychology; computational modeling|
Current Postgraduate Students
|Tyler Mc Donough, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Thesis Supervisor|
|201600 POL30450 Politics: Pol Activism in the MiddleEast|
|201600 POL41810 Politics: Political Psychology|
|201600 POL20020 Politics: Comparative Politics|
|201600 POL41910 Politics: Political Violence|
Enhancement of Teaching
Review and Enhancement of Curriculum
Developing as a Teacher
Innovation & Leadership
| Stefan Dantchev: https://www.dur.ac.uk/ecs/profiles/?id=2378
Nick Henderson: http://stanford.edu/~nwh/
ARTIS Research: http://artisresearch.com/
Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding: http://graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/centresandprogrammes/ccdp.html
Centre for Institutions and Political Behavior: https://www.dur.ac.uk/ipb/