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Aaron Gold

Baker Fellow

Aaron Gold is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science in the field of International Relations and a Graduate Research Fellow at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. His work focuses on: 1) the conditions that lead states to enter into armed conflict and then escalate to an interstate war over their territorial and foreign policy issues; and 2) how minority discrimination interacts with political and economic opportunities to drive terrorism among non-state actors.

Research Interests

International relations, interstate conflict, terrorism, mediation, research methods

Selected Publications

Domestic Terrorism in Democratic States: The Important Role Played by Grievances. Journal of Conflict Resolution. (With Brandon C. Prins and Sambuddha Ghatak). Forthcoming. 2017.

External Threat and the Limits of Democratic Pacifism. Conflict Management and Peace Science. (With Sambuddha Ghatak and Brandon Prins). 2016.

Managing Territorial Conflict: Introduction to Special Issue. Conflict Management and Peace Science. (With Brandon Prins, Krista Wiegand, and Sambuddha Ghatak). 2016.

Development, Discrimination, and Domestic Terrorism: Looking Beyond a Linear Relationship. Conflict Management and Peace Science. (With Sambuddha Ghatak). 2015.

Contact Information

Aaron Gold
1640 Cumberland Ave.
Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996

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