PhD, University of Chicago
Professor Meierding joined the Graduate Institute faculty in 2010. Prior to arriving at the Institute, Dr Meierding was a pre-doctoral fellow at the Centre for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University. She holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Chicago. Dr Meierding is currently working on a book on petroleum’s role in international territorial disputes. She is also continuing previous studies of the relationship between climate change and civil conflict. Professor Meierding’s research has included fieldwork and language study in West Africa, North Africa and the Middle East.