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Joseph Lasky

Graduate Student

Joseph Lasky

Educational Background

  • BA in Political Science from Rutgers University
  • MA in Political Science from Villanova University


I'm a third-year PhD student in comparative politics. He studies identity, ethnic politics, and nationalism in Central Africa


Comparative politics, ethnic politics, political violence, nationalism, identity, Central Africa



  • Government


My research focuses on identity formation, ethnic politics, nationalism, and legacies of political violence. My current projects explore how narratives of past political violence shift across generations and intersect with national and ethnic identification.