Dr. Reyko Huang is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Her research examines violent conflicts and strategies of armed rebellion in international politics. She is the author of The Wartime Origins of Democratization: Civil War, Rebel Governance, and Political Regimes (Cambridge University Press, 2016), which explores the social and institutional impacts of violent rebellion and their effects on postwar politics. Her current research projects examine rebel governance, rebel diplomacy, and transnational social networks among rebel leaders. Her work has appeared in International Studies Quarterly, International Security, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Ethnopolitics, 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).
Dr. Huang teaches courses on civil wars, statebuilding, and transnational security. She received the 2019 AFS College-Level Distinguished Achievement Teaching Award.
She holds a PhD in political science from Columbia University, an MPA from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, and a BA in government and economics from Cornell University.