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Kimberly Marten is a professor (and the former department chair) in the political science department at Barnard College, Columbia University. She specializes in international relations and international security. She serves on the Executive Committee and chairs the Development and Fund-Raising Committee of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, and is also a faculty member of Columbia’s Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. Marten is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Marten’s current research focuses on warlords and militias and their relationship to sovereign states and state security institutions, in places ranging from Afghanistan and Iraq to the former Soviet Union.
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The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) is Columbia University’s research institute dedicated to interdisciplinary social science. ISERP pioneers research, shapes public policy, and integrates knowledge and methods across the social sciences. To bring ideas into the world, ISERP supports researchers, faculty, students, and interdisciplinary social science research through research development, education and training programs, centers, workshops and administrative support. ISERP works within the intellectual community of Columbia University to generate, find external support for, and publicize innovative basic and applied social science research.