Zaatari Refugee Camp
Harris Public Policy students visited Zaatari refugee camp as part of the 2018 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Jordan, where they met with Syrian refugees leading NGO programming within the camp.
Ramin Kohanteb/The Pearson Institute
Research and Policy
Yuri Zhukov is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Research Associate Professor with the Center for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research. His research focuses on the causes, dynamics and outcomes of conflict, at the international and local levels. His methodological areas of interest include spatial statistics, mathematical/computational modeling and text analysis.
Zhukov received his Ph.D. from the Department of Government at Harvard University. He also holds degrees from the Graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (M.A.) and Brown University (A.B.).
Zhukov's research has been published (or is forthcoming) in the American Political Science Review, Foreign Affairs, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Politics, Journal of Strategic Studies, Political Geography, Political Communication, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Naval War College Review, Small Wars and Insurgencies, World Politics, and several edited volumes and general-audience publications.
Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.