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Stephanie Dornschneider

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of Politics & Int Relations

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Email: stephanie.dornschneider@ucd.ie

Biography

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.

Professional

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
       

Conference Contributions

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.
   

Education

Year 2013 Institution: University of Geneva
Qualification: PhD Subject:
         

Publications

Books

Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) Whether to kill. The cognitive maps of violent and nonviolent individuals. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Available Online [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]
         

Website article

Stephanie Dornschneider (2016) Selling arms to Arab rulers won't improve security in the Middle East. Website article Available Online [Details]
                                   

Research Papers

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]
                                                                   

Research

Research Interests

violent and nonviolent political activism; the Middle East; political psychology; computational modeling
   

Current Postgraduate Students

Tyler Mc Donough, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

Modules Coordinated

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

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

External Collaborators

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/