Field of Study: International Relations
- Ph.D. Duke University, 2004
Krista Wiegand, a specialist in international relations, holds a joint faculty appointment with the Department of Political Science and the Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy. Professor Wiegand joined the UTK faculty in 2014 after nine years on the faculty at Georgia Southern University. She received her PhD from Duke University in 2004.
Dr. Wiegand's research covers territorial disputes, conflict resolution/management, war and militarized interstate disputes, terrorism, and bargaining strategies. She has published articles in journals including Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Asian Security, and Conflict Management & Peace Science. She has published two books: Bombs and Bullets: Governance by Islamic Terrorist and Guerrilla Groups (Ashgate Publishing, 2010) and Enduring Territorial Disputes: Strategies of Bargaining, Coercive Diplomacy, and Settlement (University of Georgia Press, 2011), and is co-editor of the book Islands of Contention: The China-Japan Border Dispute in a Multidisciplinary Perspective (Ashgate Publishing, 2015).