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Faculty and Staff

Christine Sixta-Rinehart

Title: Associate Professor of Political Science
Department: Academic Affairs
USC Union
Email: sixta@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 864-424-8050
Fax: 864-424-8092
Office: Central Building, 102A
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Bio 

Dr. Sixta Rinehart joined Palmetto College in 2014. She holds a PhD from the University of South Carolina in Political Science (International Relations and Comparative Politics).

Teaching 

Dr. Rinehart regularly teaches classes on American Government, State Government, South Carolina Government, the American Chief Executive, Psychology and Politics, US Foreign Policy, and Social Movements and Interest Groups.

Research 

Dr. Sixta Rinehart’s research focuses on terrorism and counterterrorism.  She particularly focuses on UAV targeted killing, international terrorist organizations, and female terrorists. 

Selected Publications

Rinehart, Christine Sixta. (June 2019).  Sexual Jihad: The Role of Islam in Female Terrorism.  Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Rinehart, Christine Sixta. (Published October 2018 Paperback, December 2016 Hardback).  Drones and Targeted Killing in the Middle East and Africa: An Appraisal of American Counterterrorism Policies.  Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Rinehart, Christine Sixta.  (Published June 2014 Paperback, 2012 Hardback).  Volatile Social Movements and the Origins of Terrorism: The Radicalization of Change.  Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Her professional website can be found at www.sixtarinehart.com 


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