Thalia Gerzso

Graduate Student


My research focuses on autocratic resilience and formal institutions. More specifically, I am interested in how constitutional design facilitates autocratic stability. I have a regional focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and seek to develop new tools to conduct quantitative analyses of legal documents.

Research Focus

Comparative Politics, sub-Saharan Africa, Authoritarianism, Regime Change, Democratization, Comparative Constitutional Law, Formal Institutions