Dr. Nazli Avdan

Dr. Nazli Avdan
  • Associate Professor
  • Graduate Director
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Political Science

Contact Info

Blake Hall 504F
1541 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045


My work bridges insights from international security and economic interdependence literature and tests these implications on migration policies. I have published articles on visa policies and the connection between border governance and human trafficking. My other projects examine flows of transnational terrorism in the context of globalization.


Teaching interests:

  • International Relations
  • International Security and Conflict
  • Terrorism
  • Globalization
  • International Migration
  • Political Methodology

Selected Presentations

It Takes Two to Tango: Government and Militia Violence against Civilians in Civil War - Peace Science Association. Location: Tempe, AZ. (10-22-2017).