Dr Karie Cross Riddle is an assistant professor of political science at Calvin University (Michigan), where she also works closely with the global development studies program. She graduated with her PhD in peace studies from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame
(Indiana), specializing in feminist political thought and its ties to peace practice. Riddle‘s research focuses particularly on how critical feminist methodologies can uncover marginalized voices and practices, bringing them to bear on local and global peace and development work. She has conducted research in India and has worked as an advocate against child labourin Nepal.