Emily Maiden

Political Science & Peace Studies

Emily Maiden (political science & peace studies) earned an M.A. degree in political science and B.A. degrees in political science and philosophy from the University of Louisville. A 2009 Boren Scholar to Japan, she studied Asian politics at Kansai Gaidai University. She has interned for a U.S. congressional representative, worked for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and served as a volunteer teacher in Zambia.
At Notre Dame, Emily’s research will focus on the integration of marginalized groups, particularly women and girls, into peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations in modern Sub-Saharan Africa. She also is interested in peace processes, including the use of diplomacy, principled negotiation and alternative dispute resolution. Emily is a 2015-2016 Mullen Family Fellow.