Daniel Hirschel-Burns

Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer in Latin American Studies
Office Phone
329 Aaron Burr Hall
Office Hours
Tuesday: 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Wednesday: 10:45 am-11:45 am

DANIEL HIRSCHEL- BURNS (Ph.D. Yale University). Hirschel-Burns is a political scientist whose research focuses on comparative politics, civil war, ideology, and qualitative methods. He was a United State Institute of Peace Peace Scholar in the 2022-2023 academic year. At Princeton, he is developing his book project, provisionally titled "The Ideological Socialization of Civilians During Civil War", which examines under what conditions the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) succeeded in changing civilians' political beliefs during the Colombian Civil War. He is also working on a co-authored project documenting and theorizing governing violence committed by armed groups, the first paper of which was published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution. Separately, he is working on co-authored paper about the relationship between political film in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the political beliefs of viewers.