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Pëllumb Kelmendi

Pëllumb Kelmendi

Associate Professor

Political Science

Pëllumb Kelmendi

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8084 Haley Center

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PhD, Brown University

MA, Brown University

MPhil, University of Cambridge

BA, University of Chicago 

About Me

Pëllumb Kelmendi is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Auburn University. His research focuses on civil wars, international peacekeeping, and post-conflict institution building. His current teaching assignments include courses on global politics and international security. Prior to joining Auburn, Kelmendi was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan’s Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. He received his PhD from Brown University.

Research Interests

civil wars, international peacekeeping, post-conflict institution building


  • Kelmendi, Pellumb, and Andrew Radin. "UNsatisfied? Public Support for Postconflict International Missions." Journal of Conflict Resolution 62.5 (2018): 983-1011.
  • Kelmendi, Pellumb, and Amanda Rizkallah. “The Effects of Civil War on Post-War Political Development.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. 2018-02-26. Oxford University Press.