William Nomikos

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William Nomikos

William Nomikos

Assistant Professor of Political Science

University of California, Santa Barbara

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William Nomikos is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Nomikos' research aims to understand the conditions under which international actors successfully bring order, peace, and stability to fragile and weakly institutionalized settings. His other interests include peacekeeping, violent extremism, post-conflict politics, and democratic foreign policy-making. He also co-manages RADPKO, a geocoded dataset on the deployment of United Nations peacekeeping operations covering 1999-2018. His work has been published or is forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, International Security,  Journal of Peace Research, and International Peacekeeping. My research has been supported by the European Union, the Folke Bernadotte Academy (the Swedish Government Agency for Peace, Security and Development), the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (now the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office), and the Innovation for Poverty Action’s Peace and Recovery Program. He has held positions at the Council on Foreign Relations, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the George Washington University’s Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

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