Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science


Molly Melin

Title/s:  Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director

Specialty Area: International Relations

Office #:  Coffey Hall 331

Phone: 773.508.8647


CV Link: Melin CV

External Webpage: http://blogs.luc.edu/mollymelin/


Professor Melin's research and teaching interests are in the areas of international relations and foreign policy decision-making, with emphasis on international conflict and conflict management. Her dissertation, "Strategic Peacemakers: A Study of the Occurrence and Effects of Third Party Management in Militarized Conflicts," examines variation in third party efforts to end violent conflict. Her current research focuses on third party interventions in ongoing international conflicts and the dynamics of conflict expansion.


PhD, University of California at Davis, 2008