Graduate Students by Subfield

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Barton, Rich

American Politics, Congress, and Political Parties 


Brown, Trevor

American politics, political economy, social policy, and inequality


Cepuran, Colin

American Politics, American Political Development, Policy Feedback, and Political Participation

Howard, Kyle

American Political Development; American Coalitions and Party Alignments; Pubic Opinion (Elites v. Mass Publics); Public Policy

Johnson, Rebeka

Congress, elections, and political parties

Khanna, Kanika


Leavitt, Claire


Polistina, Matthew

Salinas, Erica

American politics, Latina/o politics, race and ethnicity, political participation and criminal justice


Scott, Adrienne

American Politics, Comparative Social Welfare Policy, Poverty, Inequality, Race and Ethnic Politics, Women and Politics, Federalism


Baik, Jiwon

Duong, Hoa

Public Finance; Economic Sociology; Vietnam; Southeast Asia


Dyzenhaus, Alex

Comparative Politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, Land Politics, Local Governments

Alex's Web Page

Evans, Tessa

Comparative Politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, conflict, gender, social movements

Foley, Kevin

Comparative politics and political economy with a focus on China and Southeast Asia; International relations and international political economy


Gerzso, Thalia

Comparative politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, State/Peace Building, civil conflict, human rights

Guibert, Yamilé

Comparative politics, Latin America, party politics, subnational politics, voter behavior and corruption

Kim, Adoree

Comparative politics, governance, corruption, East Asia, Southeast Asia.


Lagodny, Julius

Lasky, Joseph

Comparative politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, ethnic politics, genocide

Le, Lin

Political development & Chinese politics


Ma, Shiqi

Comparative politics, state-society relations, urbanization, China


Mauro, Vincent

Neo, Hui-Yuan

Comparative politics, Southeast Asia, authoritarian regimes, ethnic politics

Patana, Pauliina

Political parties, nationalism and far-right politics, voter behavior, political economy, redistribution and social welfare, the EU


Pruett, Lindsey

Sanchez-Gomez, Jose

Comparative politics, Latin America, contentious politics, institutional change


Scuticchio, Pablo

Comparative politics, Latin America, political violence, political campaigns

Self, Darin

Authoritarian successor parties, party system institutionalization, populism, and anocratic electoral institutions

Darin's Web Page

Strongwater, Alison

comparative politics, authoritarian regimes, biopolitics, Chinese politics, Asian security

Toor, Gaurav

Civil Wars, State-Building, Post-War Reconstruction, Ethnic Politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, Econometrics, Mixed Methods


Tran, Van

Comparative politics, with a focus on Southeast Asia


Valdez-Tappata, Maria Jimena

Comparative political economy, labor, social movements, political institutions, democracy and inequality, Latin American politics


Zarkin, Jessica

Comparative Politics, Latin America, violence, organized crime and democratic development


International Relations

Allen, Michael

International Relations and Comparative Politics, emphasis on East Asia. International Organizations and Norms, State Identity, Bureaucracy, Chinese Politics


Barnes, Mariel


Brochu, Louis-Philippe

International relations, international security, status, emotions

Cantelmo, Robert

International Security, Nuclear Strategy & Defense Policy, State Motivations & Decision-Making, International Cooperation & Conflict, Alliance Politics

Chai, Minqi

Backlash Politics, Political Psychology in IPE, Economic Nationalism


Chia, Colin

Security studies, international political economy, national identity and foreign policy


Collin's Web Page

Das, Debak

Security and Strategic Studies, Nuclear and Strategic Decisionmaking in South Asia, Ballistic Missile Defence, Nuclear Weapons and Missile Proliferation, Science and Technology in National Security Planning, Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation


Ellis, Christopher

Large scale man-made and natural disaster mitigation and planning, resiliency, civil defense

Egel, Naomi

 International security, global governance, international institutions, arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament

George, Julie

Nuclear Security, Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation, International Organizations, Security and Strategic Studies, Comparative Politics (East and South Asia)


Hines, Robert Lincoln

International Relations and Comparative Politics, focusing on China and East Asia; space security, technology, status, and nationalism.


Jo, Eun A


Kriner, Michael

International relations, peace and conflict, peacebuilding


Liu, Kwan Ho Samuel

International security, peace and conflict, domestic politics of foreign policy, China


Mailhot, Cameron

Peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and post-conflict reconstruction; public opinion and institutional trust; transitional justice and human rights; Kosovo and Eastern Europe

Cameron's Web Page

Obermeier, Nina

International political economy, comparative political economy, global governance, European integration, public opinion


O'Keefe, Brian

International Relations and Comparative Politics, Chinese and U.S. Foreign and Security Policies, International and National Security Law, Political Psychology, Technology and Security, Citizenship, Government Legitimacy

Rao, Kapu

Sahasrabuddhe, Aditi

International Political Economy: global imbalances, monetary policy relations and coordination among states, specifically emerging markets and the US

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Roblin, Stephen

U.S. foreign policy, international law, and human rights


Torres-Beltran, Angie


Xiong, Yiying

Chinese politics, Asian security, Nationalism, Comparative Politics


Alkadi-Barbaro, Alexia


Anderson, Emily

Critical theory, contemporary capitalism, feminist thought


Cameron, William

Contemporary democratic theory; politics and aesthetics; history of political thought; China

Chen, Ani

History and historiography of political thought; ancient political thought; theories of judgment and deliberation; theories of silence and listening; feminist theory; 20th century German politics and literature


Coomey, Sarah


Ecker, Jordan

Greenberg, Sarah

Politics of memory, symbolic politics, France/French politics

Jochim, Jordan

Democratic Theory; American Political Thought; Ancient Political Thought; Aesthetics; Politics and Literature


Konya, Nazli

Continental political philosophy, theories of democracy and citizenship, politics of resistance


Le Penne, Shirley

Park, Jin Gon

Political Theory, pragmatism, democratic theory, American political thought


Petrie, Erik


Rosenblum, Samuel


Schlosser, Tessy

Contemporary democratic theory and practice (with focus in Latin America); feminist thought; language and politics; political aesthetics and sense perception.

Swanson, Jacob

History of political thought; political theory of the economy; economics and aesthetics; language and politics


Verhaak, Sjors

Democratic theory; social movements and protest; politics and aesthetics

Youh, Inni


Zimmer, Daniel

Modern Political Thought; Theories of Sovereignty; Nonviolence; Democratic Theory