Dr. Jakana Thomas
Jakana Thomas
Associate Professor
University of California, San Diego
Michigan, US


Dr. Jakana Thomas is associate professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy and Department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on political violence with an emphasis on the behavior of violent political actors. Her recent projects examine women’s participation in rebel, terrorist and militia organizations, how violence influences conflict resolution, the correlates of terrorist lethality, and the determinants of successful peace processes. Her research has been published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, International Organization, Journal of Peace Research, Security Studies, Conflict Management and Peace Science and RESOLVE.