Emily Gade

Assistant Professor

Office: 336 Tarbutton Hall

Phone: 404-727-6958

Fax: 404-727-4586

Email: emily.gade@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science

1555 Dickey Drive
Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Additional Websites


  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 2017
  • M.A., University of Washington, 2013
  • M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science, 2009
  • B.A., University of Colorado, 2007


Emily Gade's research focuses on the causes, nature and outcomes of political violence, insecurity of minority groups, state repression and forms of resistance. Her work has been published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution and the Journal of Peace Research, among other outlets.


Substantive: political violence, insecurity, state use of force against civilians, civil resistance, terrorism/
insurgency, discrimination, human rights

Methodological: "big data," text-as-data, social network analysis, immersive fieldwork, statistical analysis, interviews, survey research, process tracing, online ethnography