Research Students

Ms Rebecca Cordell

Position in departmentGraduate Teaching Assistant
Staff positionResearch Assistant
Emailrcorde@essex.ac.uk
Room5.003
Office hoursWednesday 4-5pm | Friday 1pm-2pm
Biography

I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. My dissertation focuses on International Security Cooperation during the post-9/11 period. I am the Research Assistant on a project on Native American Governance, led by Professor Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Dr Florian G. Kern, funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation. My research interests include International Cooperation, International Security, Peace, and Conflict. I am an Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Alumnus 2016, Duke University.

Twitter: @RebeccaCordell

Website: www.rebeccacordell.com

Academia.edu: https://essex.academia.edu/RebeccaCordell 

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rebecca_Cordell2

LinkedIn: Rebecca Cordell

Websitehttp://www.rebeccacordell.com
Qualifications

MA in Theory and Practice of Human Rights, University of Essex (2013)

BA in Philosophy, University of Birmingham (2010)

Current research

Working Papers

International Cooperation and State Preferences: A Clandestine Security Alliance During the Post-9/11 Period

Rebecca Cordell

The Political Costs of Clandestine Security Cooperation: Post-9/11 Extraordinary Rendition and Secret Detention

Rebecca Cordell

Forthcoming

Explaining Patterns of Security Across American Indian Reservations

Co-authored with Professor Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Dr Florian Kern

Governance in American Indigenous Nations (GAIN) Survey

Co-authored with Professor Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Dr Florian G Kern

(forthcoming)

Research interests

International Cooperation, International Security, Peace and Conflict,

Teaching responsibilities

GV214-5-AU-CO: International Relations: Theory and Approaches (2016/2017)

GV307-6-FY: Political Economy (2014-2017)

GV254-5-SP-CO: Ethics and Public Policy (2016/2017)

GV100-4-AU-CO: Introduction to Politics (2015/2016)

2C Probit and Logit Models: Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis (2015)

Publications

Measuring Extraordinary Rendition and International Cooperation

Rebecca Cordell

International Area Studies Review​ (forthcoming)

SupervisorProfessor Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Dr Alejandro Quiroz Flores
Thesis titleInternational Security Cooperation During the Post-9/11 Period
Conferences/presentations

Measuring Extraordinary Rendition and International Cooperation

Rebecca Cordell

International Cooperation and State Preferences: A Clandestine Security Alliance During the Post-9/11 Period

Rebecca Cordell

Explaining Patterns of Security Across American Indian Reservations

Co-authored with Professor Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Dr Florian Kern

Additional information

Research and Methods Training:

Programming in Python

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex (Oct 2016-Dec 2016)

Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM)

EITM Summer Institute 2016, Duke University (June 2016)

Qualitative and Mixed Methods

EITM Summer Institute 2016, Duke University (June 2016)

Empirical Methods

EITM Summer Institute 2016, Duke University (June 2016)

Mixed Methods

EITM Summer Institute 2016, Duke University (June 2016)

Theory and Formal Modelling

EITM Summer Institute 2016, Duke University (June 2016)

Geographical Information System (GIS) for Political Analysis

Department of Government, University of Essex (May 2016)

Causal Inference

Essex Social Science Summer School in Data Analysis (Aug 2015)

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Olympia Summer Academy Greece (July 2015)

Religion and International Politics

Olympia Summer Academy Greece (July 2015)

Advanced Research Methods

Department of Government, University of Essex (2014/2015)

Political Explanation

Department of Government, University of Essex (2014/2015)

Introduction to Regression

Essex Social Science Summer School in Data Analysis (July 2014)

Mathematics for Social Scientists

Essex Social Science Summer School in Data Analysis (July 2014)

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