Rochelle Terman

Rochelle Terman

Pick Hall 411
5828 S. University Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Research Interests

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


Rochelle is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. Her research examines international norms, gender and advocacy, with a focus on the Muslim world. She is currently working on a book project that examines resistance and defiance towards international norms. 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. Rochelle received her Ph.D. in Political Science with a designated emphasis in Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to Chicago, she was a post-doc at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.