Alynna J. Lyon, (Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1999) is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her research focuses on conflict mobilization, peacekeeping and American Foreign Policy. She has published several articles and book chapters on these topics and her recent publications include "American Humanitarian Intervention: Toward a Theory of Coevolution" in Foreign Policy Analysis and "Moral Motives and Policy Actions: Dag Hammarskjöld at the United Nations" in Public Integrity. She is faculty advisor for the UNH Model United Nations and currently serves as Chair of Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration section of the International Studies Association. At UNH she teaches courses on US and World Affairs, World Politics, Terrorism and Political Violence and International Organizations.
University Dialogue contribution: Can Democracy Create World Peace? Democratic Peace Theory: Misguided Policy or Panacea?