Rochelle Terman

Rochelle Terman



Stanford University

Encina Hall, C225

Stanford, CA 94305-6165

(650) 721-1378 (voice)

Research Interests

International norms | human rights | gender | Islam and Muslims | Iran | computational social science | text as data


Rochelle Terman is a political scientist (Ph.D., University of California Berkeley, 2016) studying international norms, gender, and advocacy, with a focus on the Muslim world. Her current book project examines resistance and defiance to global “naming and shaming” campaigns. The manuscript is based on her dissertation, which won the 2017 Merze Tate (formerly Helen Dwight Reid) Award for the best dissertation in international relations, law, and politics from the American Political Science Association. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in International Studies Quarterly; Review of International Organizations; and Theory, Culture & Society, among others. She is also interested in computational social science, and teaches a course on machine learning in Stanford’s Political Science department.