Tower Center Monthly Seminar | When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall (map)


Karisa Cloward, Assistant Professor of Political Science, SMU
Version 2Karisa Cloward is an assistant professor of political science at SMU. She is the author of When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage (Oxford University Press, 2016). Her research focuses on non-governmental organizations, international norms and transnational activism, international aid, Sub-Saharan African politics, and gender and politics. She has published articles in International Organization and Studies in Comparative International Development, and she is the winner of the Robert O. Keohane Award for best research article published in International Organization by an untenured scholar. She received her Ph.D. from Yale University in 2010.


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