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Currently a visiting research scholar at Middlebury College, Kateri Carmola, PhD, provides expertise on international security and humanitarian law. After earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, she completed her master’s and doctoral degrees in political science at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2001, Kateri Carmola began teaching at Middlebury, a liberal arts college located in Vermont’s Champlain Valley. Holding positions as an assistant and associate professor for nearly a decade, Kateri Carmola taught courses on political philosophy, terrorism, and the laws of war, in the institution’s political science department. She conducted seminars on subjects such as the current wars in the Middle East as well. Throughout her time as a Middlebury professor, Ms. Carmola maintained status as a Christian A. Johnson Fellow in Political Thought. Beyond teaching, she uses her expertise to write articles, chapters, and books. Kateri Carmola includes among her latest books, Private Security Contractors in the Age of New Wars: Risk, Law, & Ethics, published in 2010. In addition, Ms. Carmola’s work appears in multiple other publications including the 2004 book Just War Theory Revisited and Contractors and War, an upcoming 2012 release. She maintains published work in several journals as well, such as the Brown Journal of World Affairs, International Journal of Politics and Ethics, and Political Theory. The established author also devotes time as a peer reviewer for the Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Routledge Press, and several journals. Recognized as an expert in her field, Kateri Carmola accepts regular invitations to speak and present at events held around the world. In addition to media outlets interviewing her for her articles in The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio (NPR) featured her research on “The Kojo Nnamdi Show” and “On Point” with Tom Ashbrook. 

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University of California, Berkeley

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