Kristine Eck (PhD 2010) holds a dual appointment as an Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University (Sweden) and as a Researcher at the Swedish National Defense College. She is affiliated with the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) where she has collected events data on violence against civilians and communal conflict. Her research focuses on the topics of civil war violence, state repression, and rebel recruitment. Much of her research builds on fieldwork amongst rebels in Nepal and Burma.