Profile for Agatha Hultquist

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Specialty area(s)

civil war; terrorism; ethnic conflict; nonviolence; repression; authoritarian regimes; identity politics

Brief biography

Dr. Agatha Skierkowski Hultquist is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Maryland-College Park in 2019. Her primary areas of study include the subfields of comparative politics and international relations, and her research bridges these subfields and focuses on the onset, conduct, termination, and resolution of conflict (including civil war, ethnic conflict, and terrorism, state repression, identity politics, and authoritarian regimes. Regionally, her research focuses on the Middle East and North Africa and she has conducted field research in Sri Lanka. 

Current courses at UWL

POL 234: Comparative Politics

POL 336: Middle Eastern Government & Politics

Education

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Maryland-College Park

MA in International Studies, University of Denver

BA in Political Science, University of Connecticut

Kudos

published

Agatha Hultquist, Political Science & Public Administration, co-authored the article "The Politics of Co-optation: Ethnopolitical Minority Organizations and Authoritarian Elections in the Middle East" in Ethnopolitics published on Jan. 11 by Taylor & Francis.

Submitted on: Feb. 3