Jerome P. McHugh Student Commons
above Preserve; in the Western Ridge Housing Complex, 1090 N. Cascade Ave. (map)
Erica Chenoweth is a prize-winning scholar, teacher, and author. She is assistant professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, where she teaches courses on international relations, terrorism, civil war, nonviolent resistance, and contemporary warfare. In addition, she is an associate senior researcher at the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO) and has held visiting appointments at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Stanford University, UC-Berkeley, and the University of Maryland. Her book with Maria J. Stephan,"Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict" (Columbia University Press, 2011), won the 2012 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, given annually by the American Political Science Association in recognition of the best book on government, politics, or international affairs published in the U.S. in the previous calendar year. Before coming to DU, she taught at Wesleyan University, where she received the Carol A. Baker Memorial Prize recognizing excellence in junior faculty teaching and research in 2010.