Candance Rondeaux is an expert on security sector reform, governance and electoral politics who spent five years working in South Asia for The Washington Post.Her research interests include the dynamics of sectarian violence, governance and political Islam in modern Muslim majority states, Soviet and post-Soviet affairs and post-conflict reconstruction.
Rondeaux is a professor of practice at the School of Politics and Global Studies and a senior fellow with the Center on the Future of War.
A veteran analyst of the conflict in South Asia and expert on U.S. and international security affairs, she has served as a strategic advisor to the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction and as senior program officer at U.S. Institute of Peace where she launched the RESOLVE Network, a global research consortium on violent extremism.
Rondeaux's work has been regularly featured in Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, the International Herald Tribune and the Boston Globe. She has also been a frequent guest analyst on CNN, Al-Jazeera, BBC World and National Public Radio.