Eric Keels

Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Global Security

Phone: 865-974-0931
E-mail: ekeels@utk.edu

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Eric Keels is a post-doctoral research fellow in global security at the Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy. Keels’ primary research agenda explores the intersection of democracy and civil war. His research focuses on civil wars, international mediation efforts, and the durability of peace after civil wars. His research explains how peace agreements can ensure durable peace after civil wars end as well as how post-war governments can promote democracy without triggering a renewal of violence.

Topics of expertise: Civil war, ethnic violence, election violence, international mediation, peace agreements, resource curse, and conflict management.

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