Dr. Amy Edmonds graduated with a B.A. from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2003 and graduated from Baylor University with a M.A. in International Relations and a Ph.D. in Political Science in 2010. A native Californian, she has lived in Costa Rica, Venezuela, England, and the Netherlands, and traveled extensively throughout Latin America and Europe. Her research focuses on the influence of religion on authoritarianism and democratization as well as nonviolent social movements. She joined the faculty of Milligan College in 2012 and was designated as a Co-Director of the Milligan Honors Program in 2014.
Her areas of interest include Religion and International Politics, Latin America, Comparative Politics, and Human Rights. Non-academic areas of interest include her two daughters, Hazel and Eleanor, gardening, running, and occasionally binge-reading dystopian fiction.
Topics of Expertise: International Relations, Latin America, Comparative Politics, Religion and Politics