This profile is current as of 2022.
Tiscornia is an assistant professor in the School of Politics and International Relations and a Fellow with the Geary Institute for Public Policy at University College Dublin. She is an external research affiliate of the Kellogg Institute's Notre Dame Violence and Transitional Justice Lab (V-TJLab). Previously, Tiscornia was an assistant professor in the Division of International Studies at Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico City, and a Fellow with the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT).
Tiscornia is a former PhD Fellow and dissertation year fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, where she organized a 2018 workshop on Women Studying Violence. She received the 2018 Kellogg Institute Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student Contributions, which recognizes a doctoral student affiliate for outstanding contributions to the intellectual life of the Institute.
Tiscornia previously worked for the United Nations in her home country of Uruguay, and, as a master’s student at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, a research assistant with the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, South Africa. She also has served as a research assistant for the Varieties of Democracy project.
Her research, focusing on transitional justice, police and criminal violence, and multi-method research design has been published in the Journal of Peace Research, Sociological Methods & Research, Studies in Comparative International Development, the Journal of Urban Affairs, and Qualitative & Mixed Methods Research.
Tiscornia holds an MA in peace studies and a PhD in political science from Notre Dame.
Focuses on criminal violence, conflict termination, and security sector reform
Tiscornia Wins Graduate Student Award
May 4, 2018
Kellogg Institute PhD Fellow Lucía Tiscornia (political science) received the Kellogg Institute Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student Contributions on May 3.
Women Studying Violence Present New Research and Discuss Challenges
Apr 12, 2018
More than a dozen female scholars took part in a Kellogg-sponsored workshop on violence research that was aimed at increasing gender equality in academia.