Jacqueline R. McAllister joined Kenyon's faculty in 2014. McAllister’s scholarship is aimed at understanding whether, how and when international justice efforts impact ongoing conflicts. Her research has taken her all over the world, from the Balkans to Nigeria. McAllister’s work has appeared in leading scholarly journals and foreign policy magazines, as well as received support from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, National Science Foundation, the American Association of University Women and the American Council of Learned Societies. McAllister has also served as an expert panelist at a U.N.-sponsored conference on the legacy of the Yugoslav Tribunal.

McAllister is a winner of Kenyon’s Trustee Teaching Excellence Award. She teaches courses on international relations, transitional justice, human rights, war crimes tribunals, international organizations, civil wars and U.S. foreign policy.

Areas of Expertise

International relations, human rights, civil wars


2014 — Doctor of Philosophy from Northwestern University

2008 — Master of Arts from Northwestern University

2006 — Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College, cum laude

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