Niloufer Siddiqui is a Nonresident Fellow with Stimson’s South Asia program. She is an assistant professor of political science at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany-State University of New York (SUNY). Her research interests include political violence, political behavior, the politics of religion and ethnicity, voters and foreign policy, and the politics of South Asia. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Party Politics, and Politics & Religion. She previously worked at the International Crisis Group and the International Organization for Migration in Islamabad and the American Civil Liberties Union in New York. She has a PhD in Political Science from Yale University, an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.A. in English from Haverford College.
Research & Writing
A new survey experiment finds public support for escalating rather than de-escalating a crisis in response to provocation from an adversary