The Dean's Table Podcast

The Dean's Table Podcast

Political Science Professor Page Fortna – DT008

February 26, 2020

Page Fortna is the Harold Brown Professor of US Foreign and Security Policy at Columbia University. She's the author of two books, Peace Time: Cease-Fire Agreements and the Durability of Peace, and Does Peacekeeping Work?: Shaping Belligerents' Choices after Civil War. Her research has appeared in leading international relations journals, including International Organization, World Politics, International Studies Quarterly, and International Studies Review.

Professor Fortna speaks with Dean Harris about how she came to focus on terrorism as an area of study, what her experience has been like researching terrorism via field research, some of the policy implications of her findings, as well as her work on gender equity in the field of political science.