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Cyanne E. Loyle

Cyanne E. Loyle

Cyanne E. Loyle

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
206 Pond Lab
(814) 863-1040
Tuesday from 2:00-3:30
Cyanne E. Loyle

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Bio

Cyanne E. Loyle is an Associate Professor of Political Science and a Global Fellow at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Loyle’s current research focuses on transitional justice adopted during and after armed conflict. Her current projects include work on rebel judicial institutions, government use and misuse of transitional justice, and digital repression. This research includes fieldwork in Rwanda, Uganda, Colombia, Nepal, Northern Ireland, and Turkey. Dr. Loyle received her M.A. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from Stockton University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Maryland. Dr. Loyle is the co-Director of the Northern Ireland Research Initiative and co-creator of the Post-Conflict Justice (PCJ) and During-Conflict Justice (DCJ) databases. She is also the co-convener of the Rebel Governance Network. Her work has been funded by the NSF, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the US Institute of Peace and published in venues such as Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Human Rights, and Journal of Peace Research.

Areas of Interest

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Government Repression
  • Human Security