Katherine Ingram

Assistant Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Georgetown University; MA Princeton University; PhD Princeton University

Research Areas: Civil wars, game theory; Middle East. and North Africa

Kathy Ingram received her PhD from the Department of Politics at Princeton University in May 2023. She received a BS in Regional and Comparative Studies (Middle East concentration) from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 2013. She studies international security, focusing on the international aspects of civil conflict. Broadly, she is interested in the relationships between sponsoring states and proxy rebel groups. A central theme of her work looks at how the alliances and rivalries of state sponsors affects their proxies. Regionally, she focuses on the Middle East and North Africa. Her work relies on formal theory, especially contest and principal-agent models, and qualitative case studies.