Carly Millerd

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Teaching Assistant
367 SH
Drop-in hours:
T 4:30–6:00pm, W 10:00–11:30am
Phone number:
(319) 335-3381

Research Areas

International Relations
Comparative Politics
Resource/Environmental Conflict


Carly is interested in exploring how environmental stressors and natural resources impact interstate relations. Her research will look at how factors such as water scarcity, control of natural resources, and competition for scarce resources influence foreign policy. She is also interested in a human rights perspective in resource-driven conflict. Carly graduated with High Distinction from the University of Iowa with a degree in International Relations.


University of Iowa, BA in International Relations 2019


  • Runner-up, Best Paper Award, University of Iowa Department of Political Science, 2020