Postdoctoral Research Associate, Peace Accords Matrix
Sally Sharif is a postdoctoral research associate at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, working with the Peace Accords Matrix.
She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her research is centered on civil war, peacebuilding, and statebuilding, with a regional focus on the Middle East and Latin America. Her dissertation “Demobilizing and Reintegrating Ex-Combatants: Explaining Success and Failure on the National and Subnational Levels” involved extensive field research with FARC ex-combatants in Colombia.
She previously worked for the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, the Social Science Research Council, and the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies. She has taught numerous courses in comparative politics and political methodology at Baruch College and the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) summer program at the University of Michigan.