Department of Political Science

Pëllumb Kelmendi

Pëllumb Kelmendi Assistant Professor
7080 Haley Center
(334) 844-5370

Office Hours

  • By appointment


Dr. Pëllumb Kelmendi is an Assistant 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, Dr. Kelmendi was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan’s Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. He received his Ph.D. from Brown University.


  • Ph.D., Brown University
  • M.A., Brown University
  • M.Phil., University of Cambridge
  • B.A., University of Chicago 

Representative Publications

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.

Last Updated: May 01, 2018