Niloufer Siddiqui is an assistant professor of political science at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, at Albany-State University of New York (SUNY). She is also a Nonresident Fellow at the Stimson Center. Her research interests include political violence, political behavior, the politics of religion and ethnicity, voters and foreign policy, and the politics of South Asia. Her work has been published in a number of political science journals, she has a co-edited volume on political parties in Pakistan published by Georgetown University Press, and a book on political violence forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. She previously worked at the International Crisis Group and the International Organization for Migration in Islamabad and the American Civil Liberties Union in New York. Dr. Niloufer has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University, an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.A. in English from Haverford College.