Page 1

Emily Kalah Gade University of Washington Department of Political Science Box 353530, Gowen Hall Seattle, WA, 98195, USA

Contact: Citizenship:

(720) 402-5776 United States

Academic Appointments Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University, Atlanta, beginning January 2020 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Moore/Sloan & WRF Innovation in Data Science at the eScience Institute, working with Noah Smith and Michael McCann, University of Washington, Seattle, May 2017 – Dec 2019 Acting Assistant Professor (research appointment), Department of Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle, Dec 2017 – Dec 2019 Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, working with Erica Chenoweth, University of Denver, Fall 2017

Education Ph.D., M.A., Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle, May 2017 Dissertation: "Connection and Resistance: Civilian experiences of violence in conflict zones and their impact on civilians’ political preferences for violent and nonviolent resistance" Committee: Elizabeth Kier (Chair), Jon Mercer, James Caporsaso, James Long Certificate from the Center for Statistics and Social Science (CSSS) Quantitative Research Methods Additional Training: eScience Big Data Incubator, (quarter-long program for training in big data management and analysis), University of Washington, 2014; SWAMOS Workshop (summer security studies seminar), Cornell University, 2015; SunBelt Workshop (social network analysis), Long Beach, 2016; Out in Front (leadership program) Seattle, 2016-2017 M.Sc. Development Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2009 Dissertation: “Noncombatant Immunity in Modern War,” with Distinction B.A. Political Science, summa cum laude, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2007 Boettcher Scholar Minor: Certificate in Leadership, as President’s Leadership Class Scholar (top 1%) Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, degree with Distinction, Dean’s List

Research Interests Substantive: political violence, insecurity, repression/state use of force against civilians and minority groups, civil resistance, terrorism/insurgency, discrimination Methodological: text-as-data, social network analysis, immersive fieldwork, statistical analysis, interviews, process tracing, survey research, "big data," online ethnography

Emily Kalah Gade


Research Products Published Academic Articles 6. Gade, Emily K., Michael Gabbay, Mohammed Hafez and Zane Kelly, “Networks of Cooperation: Rebel Alliances in Fragmented Civil Wars,” OnlineFirst at the Journal of Conflict Resolution. https: // 5. Gade, Emily K., Mohammed Hafez and Michael Gabbay. "Fratricide in Rebel Movements: A Network Analysis of Syrian Militant Infighting," OnlineFirst at the Journal of Peace Research. https: // 4. Gade, Emily K., John Wilkerson and Anne Washington. “The .GOV Internet Archive: A Big Data Resource for Political Science,” The Political Methodologist, 17 March 2017. 3. Eastin, Joshua, and Emily Kalah Gade. “Beheading the Hydra: Counterinsurgent violence and insurgent attacks in Iraq." Terrorism and Political Violence, OnlineFirst (2016). 1080/09546553.2016.1167688 2. Gade, Emily K. “The Child Soldier: The Question of Self Defense,” Journal of Military Ethics, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2011): 323-326. 1. Gade, Emily K. “Defining the Non-Combatant: How Do We Determine Who Is Worthy of Protection in Violent Conflict?” Journal of Military Ethics. Vol. 9, No. 3 (2010) 220-243. 1080/15027570.2010.510863

Under Review/ In Review Process “Social Connection and Support for Resistance,” Emily K. Gade. Article based on dissertation; under review for a Revise and Resubmit at the American Political Science Review. “Congressional Religiosity: A Web Archive Approach to Measuring Legislator Attributes," Emily K. Gade, Sarah Dreier, John Wilkerson and Anne Washington. Research note; under review for a Revise and Resubmit at the British Journal of Political Science. "What Counts as Terrorism? Racial Heuristics and Terrorism Designations among U.S. Mass Shootings," Emily K. Gade, Dallas Card, Sarah Dreier and Noah Smith. Being revised for re submission. “Dangers, Toils, and Snares: U.S. Senators’ Rhetoric of Public Insecurity and Religiosity," Sarah Dreier, Emily K. Gade, Jon Schaeffer, and John Wilkerson. Under review.

Preparing for Submission (drafts available upon request) “Titillating Violence in Political Science Research," Anna Zelenz and Emily K. Gade. “What Data Science Can Learn from Qualitative Research," Emily K. Gade and Anissa Tanweer. "To Escalate or Deescalate? An Information Science Approach to Understanding Militant Group Decision Making." Emily K. Gade, Joshua Eastin, Michael Gabbay.

Emily Kalah Gade


Commentary "#MeToo and Sexual Violence in the U.S. Fire Service." Emily K. Gade, The Huffington Post, 18 October 2017. "Who Counts as Radical? Conceptions of Terrorism/Extremism as a Racial Contract." Emily K. Gade, Political Violence @ a Glance, 17 October 2017. "Defending Obamacare, Cheering President Trump, Opposing Animal Cruelty: Here’s Who Rallied in July and Why," Erica Chenoweth, Jeremy Pressmen and Emily K. Gade. The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, 21 August 2017. "The Women’s March Organizers Have Called for a Big Strike Today. Will It Work?" The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, 8 March 2017. "Despite Pussy Hats, Discussion of Sexual Violence is Largely Absent Around Trump," Emily K. Gade and Sarah Diefendorf. The Huffington Post, 28 February 2017. "Why the Women’s March May Be the Start of a Serious Social Movement," Emily K. Gade, The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, 29 January 2017. "The Missing Story of the Trump Inauguration," Sarah Diefendorf and Emily K. Gade. The Conversation, 1 February 2017. "Four Reasons Why Killing Insurgents in Syria Might Backfire," Emily K. Gade and Joshua Eastin. The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, 27 June 2016.

Working Projects "The Built Environment of Conflict," Emily K. Gade. Book project. "Religiosity and Public Policy in Congress: A text analysis of U.S. federal legislators’ religious rhetoric and policy attitudes." Sarah K. Dreier, Lucy H. Lin, Sofia Serrano, Emily K. Gade, and Noah A. Smith. “When Governments Target Their Own: British Justification for Catholic Internment at Long Kesh,” Sarah Dreier and Emily K. Gade. “Big Bombs, Chemical Weapons, Foreign Airstrikes and Militant Alliances in Syria,” Bree Bang-Jensen and Emily Gade. "Frenemies: Examining the Durability of Rebel Relationships in Civil War," Emily K. Gade, Michael Gabbay and Mohammed Hafez. “Racism in International Relations? The Roots of Combatantcy Categories.” Paige Sechrest, Vanessa Quince and Emily K. Gade.

Research Funding and Awards Funded External Grants U.S. Army Research Office Award #75193-LS-MRI ($1.2 m.): “Rising to the Top: Armed Group Consolidation in Civil Wars and Fragile States," Michael Gabbay, Principal Investigator, with co-PIs Emily K. Gade and Mohammed Hafez, 2019-2022.

Emily Kalah Gade


University of Oklahoma Award #1543484733 ($190k):“Liberal Democracy, Civic Virtue, and Public Life: Understanding and Countering the Illiberal Threat," Matteo Bonotti and Steven Zech, Principle Investigators, with co-Investigators Peter Lentini, Aurelia Bardon, Emily K. Gade and Joshua Eastin, 2019-2021. National Science Foundation Law and Social Science Award #1823547 ($248,690): "Civil Rights Violations and the Democratic Rule of Law," Emily K. Gade, Principal Investigator, with co-PIs Michael McCann and Noah Smith, 2018-2020. United States Air Force Academy Young Investigator Award #FA7000-18-1-0017 ($49,874): "Understanding the Impacts of WMD/WME Attacks on Patterns of Militant Group Tactical Cooperation, Alliance Formation, Infighting, Outbidding, and Extremism," Emily K. Gade, Principal Investigator, 2018-2020. NVIDA GPU & DRIVE PX Grant Program Recipient: one Graphics Processing Unit, used for machine learning/neural net models ($1,200), 2018.

Awards Prize for "Best Project" with Dan Kerchner, at Archives Unleashed 2.0 Datathon, June 2016. University of Washington College of Arts & Sciences commendation for excellence in teaching, 20122013.

Internal Grants and Scholarships Stroum Center for Jewish Studies Fellowship and Grant, University of Washington ($3,500), 2016-2017. Grant to attend Archives Unleashed 2.0 Datathon at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C., ($1,000), June 2016. Chester Fritz Boeing Fellowship for International Research (tuition at UW plus $7,100), 2015-2016. Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences, Graduate Student Research and Presentation Training Award ($1,000), University of Washington, 2012, 2015. Ione E. Curtis Graduate Research Grant ($2,000), University of Washington, 2014. Richard B. Wesley Fellow of International Security ($3,000), University of Washington, 2012–2014. Boettcher Scholarship, University of Colorado ($60,000), 2003–2007. Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grant, University of Colorado ($1,000), 2006. National Learning Through Listening Award – Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (annual scholarship awarded to three American high school students - $3,000), 2003.

Teaching Instructor, Emory University: Oppression and Resistance in the Middle East, 2020 Instructor, Other:

Emily Kalah Gade


Instructor, Freedom Education Project Puget Sound, Women’s Correctional Complex Washington (Gig Harbor), American Government, Winter 2018. Guest Lecturer for University Beyond Bars, Monroe Correctional Complex Washington (Monroe), Fall 2017. Instructor and Teaching Assistant, University of Washington: CAPPP Fellows Research Methods Instructor (appointed position), University of Washington, 20142015, 2016-2017. Instructor, Collective Violence and the State, University of Washington, Summer 2015. Teaching Assistant, University of Washington: International Human Rights Politics and Law, Introduction to International Relations, American Foreign Policy, International Security, U.S. Congress – 2011-2014.

Presentations Invited Talks Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center Seminar Series, Seattle, March 2019. Center for Statistics and Social Science Series, University of Washington, December 2018. Natural Language Processing and Data Science Seminar Series, New York University, October 2018. Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Speaker Series, University of Washington, January 2018. eScience Data Science Seminar, University of Washington, October 2017 and October 2018. Sié Research Seminar Series, University of Denver, October 2017. Stroum Center for Jewish Studies Lecture Series, University of Washington, May 2017. Harvard University Political Violence Working Group, Harvard University, April 2017. University of Washington International Security Colloquium, October 2014 and March 2013.

Conferences and Workshops Workshop on New Approaches to International Security and Cooperation Challenges, Bozeman, June 2019; presentation and paper discussant. Text-as-Data Conference, Seattle, September 2018; organizer (with Noah Smith and John Wilkerson). Political Methodology Annual Meeting, Provo, July 2018; solo presentation, panel presentation, paper and poster discussant, panel chair. International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 2018; panel chair, two panel presentations. Moore-Sloan Data Science Summit, New Orleans, November 2017; invited participant. Text-as-Data Conference, Princeton, October 2017; presenter. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, August 2017; panel presentation.

Emily Kalah Gade


International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, February 2017; panel chair, roundtable presenter, panel presentation, non-presenting co-author on two additional panels and workshop participant: "Ideology and Armed Groups." Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting, Boston, November 2016; panel presentation. Archives Unleashed 2.0 Datathon, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., June 2016; invited participant. Visions in Methodology, University of California at Davis, May 2016; invited participant. International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) Sunbelt Conference, Newport Beach, April 2016; workshop participant. International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, March 2016; two panel presentations. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, September 2015; co-led “PoliInformatics Workshop on Text as Data,� two panel presentations. Defense Department Threat Reduction Agency Annual Review, Washington D.C., July 2015; poster presentation. Political Networks Conference, Portland, June 2015; panel presentation and workshop participant. Midwest Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 2015; panel presentation. Berkeley/UCLA Working Group on African Political Economy of Development, 2015; participant. UW Forum on Political Economy and Economics, 2015; invited participant. PoliInfromatics Workshop, Seattle, November 2014; participant and data presenter. A New Research Agenda for Internet Archive Workshop at Harvard University, Boston, June 2014; invited participant. International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 2013; two panel presentations.

Languages Spanish, intermediate; Dari, basic; Palestinian Colloquial Arabic, basic. Programming languages and tools (varying degrees of proficiency): R, STATA, Python, bash, SQL, PostgreSQL, Apache Pig, Hadoop file systems, NVivo and L A TE X. Basic familiarity with Amazon RDS and EC2 systems, Apache Hive and ATLAS.ti.

Fieldwork and Archival Research Qualitative Interviews: Israel/Palestine, primarily Jerusalem (al-Quds) and Hebron (al-Khalil): Fall 2015; December 2016. Archival Research: London and Belfast (UK/Ireland): Summer 2015; Fall 2019.

Emily Kalah Gade


Professional Affiliations and Activities Service Member of the Provost’s Task Force on Data Science Education @ UW, 2019. Organizing Committee (with Anissa Tanweer and Saadia Pekkanen): Qualitative Methods for Data Science, Seattle, 2019. Program Committee: Ninth Annual Conference on New Directions in Analyzing Text as Data, Seattle, 2018. Steering Committee: Equality Initiative in Political Science - University of Washington (elected position), 2016/2017. Chair, University of Washington International Security Colloquium (appointed position), 2012–2014. Peer reviewer for: American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, International Security, Journal of Peace Research, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Studies Review and International Journal of Political Science and Development.

Supervision Postdoctoral Fellow Sarah K. Dreier, University of Washington, NSF LSS Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow, 2019-2021. Graduate Research Assistants Marcella Morris, Emory University, Summer 2019. Dani Villa, Emory University, Summer 2019. Patrick Pierson, Emory University, Summer 2019. Bree Bang-Jensen, University of Washington, 2018-2020. Anna Zelenz, University of Washington, 2017-2019. Sarah K. Dreier, University of Washington, 2017-2019. Undergraduate Research Assistants Arica Schuett, University of Washington, Summer 2019 Ava Sharifi, University of Washington, Summer 2019 Member of the International Studies Association, the American Political Science Association, the Middle East Studies Association, the Palestinian American Research Center and the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. Last updated: July 3, 2019

Profile for Emily Kalah Gade