Alise Coen is assistant professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan. Her research focuses on global governance, human rights, and U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East. Her work has recently appeared in Global Change, Peace & Security, and The International Journal of Human Rights. Her most recent article, “Securitization, Normalization, and Representations of Islam in Senate Discourse” is forthcoming in Politics and Religion. She is currently working on a book manuscript on global governance, the responsibility to protect, and refugee crises.