Minju Kwon is a Ph.D. student in Political Science and a Doctoral Student Affiliate at the Kellogg Institute of International Studies. She specializes in international relations, comparative politics, and gender studies, with a particular focus on international human rights and humanitarian law. Her dissertation examines the conditions under which rebel groups commit to United Nations action plans to end and prevent child rights violations in armed conflict. Prior to her arrival at Notre Dame, she received her B.A. in Political Science and M.A. in International Relations from Seoul National University in South Korea.

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International Institutions, International Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law, Civil War, Gender, Asia, Mixed-methods