Isabelle Côté is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto in 2014 and was a postdoctoral student at KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies) in Leiden, the Netherlands. Prior to that, she held several visiting scholar positions in China, Indonesia, Sweden and Denmark. Her research focuses on the role of demographic factors in general, and internal population movements in particular, on intra-state conflicts, nativist movements and contentious politics in Asia. She has published in numerous academic journals, including PS: Political Science and Politics; Democratization; Civil Wars; Ethnopolitics; Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. Isabelle is on the Executive Committee of WIIS-Canada and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Rubicon. She has previously served on the executive of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies, the ISA-Political Geography and Demography, and as President of the Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association (APPSA).
- Ethnic conflict
Côté, Isabelle (2022) “Internal migration and resource conflict: Evidence from Riau, Indonesia”, accepted for publication in Journal of Global Security Studies, 7(1).
Côté, Isabelle and Emma Huang (2020) “Where are the Daughters in “Sons of the Soil” Conflict? Examining the Effects of Gendered Migration on Violent Conflict”, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 43(10): 837-853.
Côté, Isabelle, Matthew I. Mitchell and Monica Duffy Toft [eds] (2019) People Changing Places: New Perspectives on Demography, Migration, Conflict and the State. Routledge.
Côté, Isabelle and Matthew I. Mitchell (2017) “Deciphering Sons of the Soil Conflicts: a critical survey of the literature”, Ethnopolitics 16(4): 333-351.
Côté, Isabelle and Matthew I. Mitchell (2016) “Elections and Sons of the Soil conflict dynamics in Africa and Asia”. Democratization 23(4): 657-677.