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Area Group(s)

  • Comparative Politics


  • B.A., University of North Texas
  • M.A., University of North Texas
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Geoff Dancy

Associate Professor


Research interests: the politics of international human rights, the impact of transitional justice, the effects of International Criminal Court, and philosophical pragmatism. Select publications include “Do Truth Commissions Really Improve Democracy?” (Comparative Political Studies, 2022); “What Determines Perceptions of Bias Toward the International Criminal Court? Evidence from Kenya” (Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2020); “Behind Bars and Bargains: New Findings on Transitional Justice in Emerging Democracies” (International Studies Quarterly, 2019) “Deals with the Devil? Conflict Amnesties, Civil War, and Sustainable Peace” (International Organization, 2018); Unintended Positive Complementarity: How ICC Investigations Increase Domestic Human Rights Prosecutions” (American Journal of International Law, 2017).