Dr. Reyko Huang is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service and a 2022-25 Arts and Humanities Fellow at Texas A&M University. She specializes in the study of armed conflict and international politics, with a focus on international diplomacy and governance by rebel organizations. She is the author of The Wartime Origins of Democratization: Civil War, Rebel Governance, and Political Regimes (Cambridge University Press). Her current research examines transnational social networks among revolutionary organizations, as well as sovereignty in contested states. Her work has appeared in International Security, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Studies Quarterly, Ethnopolitics, Perspectives on Politics, and Journal of Peace Research, among others. She held fellowships at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University, where she was a Zuckerman Fellow, and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). She currently serves as an Associate Editor for International Studies Quarterly.
Dr. Huang teaches courses on civil wars, statebuilding, and transnational security. She received the 2019 AFS College-Level Distinguished Achievement Award for teaching.
She holds a PhD in political science from Columbia University, an MPA from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and a BA in government and economics from Cornell University. Prior to graduate school she worked at several organizations focused on international affairs, including International Peace Institute (IPI) and Human Rights Watch, both in New York City.