Nathan Timbs is a first-year PhD student. He received his BA in political science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he graduated summa cum laude. Over the past year, Nathan worked on the forthcoming Issues in Civil Wars (ICW) Dataset, documenting rebel group grievances under Dr. Krista Wiegand and Dr. Eric Keels. His primary research interests include civil conflict, democratic backsliding, rebel groups, and conflict diffusion. More specifically, Nathan is interested in the dynamics of civil conflict and how they influence the social, political, and economic environments around them.
- Graduate College Iowa Recruitment Fellowship, 2019
- MPSA, 2019
- ISA Midwest, 2018