Isabelle Côté is an Associate Professor in Political Science and the Director of the Nexus Interdisciplinary Centre at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Her work examines the role of demographic factors in general, and (internal) population movements in particular, on intrastate conflict and contentious politics in Asia and beyond. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto, was a postdoctoral fellow in the Netherlands and held various guest researcher positions in China, Indonesia, Denmark and Sweden. She has published in numerous journals in Political Science and Security, including PS: Political Science and Politics; Democratization; Civil Wars; Ethnopolitics; Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. She was the recipient of numerous awards and grants, notably a SSHRC IDG for her project on Nativism and Opposition to Migration in Canada, as well as 2020 Canadian Political Science Association Teaching Award. She is currently on the executive board of Women in International Security– Canada.