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Christiana Botticello, Ph.D. student
Comparative Politics, International Relations; political and economic development in post-communist states, Russian politics, international cooperation and coalition building.
Joanna Do Ph.D. student
International Relations, Comparative Politics; migration, security studies, East and Southeast Asian politics.
Karim Elkady, Ph.D. student
International Relations; U.S. foreign policy, U.S. national security, the effect of lobbies and interest groups on U.S. foreign policy, U.S. policy towards the Middle East.
Jack Huguley, Ph.D. student
International Relations, Comparative Politics; security studies, grand strategy, nuclear deterrence, energy and natural resource scarcity.
Matthew Isaacs, Ph.D. student
Comparative Politics, International Relations; ethnic conflict, social mobilization, religious politics, and nationalism.
Jeffrey G. Karam, Ph.D. student
International Relations, Comparative Politics; security studies, U.S. foreign policy, and Middle East politics.
Yasser Kureshi, Ph.D. student
Comparative Politics, American Politics; judicial politics, democratization, comparative constitutionalism, South Asian politics, and Middle East politics.
Ryan LaRochelle, Ph.D. student
American political development; poverty, inequality, and social policy; civic engagement and participation; qualitative and historical research methods.
Jinmin Lee, Ph.D. student
Political Theory; history of political thought, fear and liberty, modernity, nationalism, the power of images, and gender studies.
Sean McKinley, Ph.D. student
American Politics, International Relations; campaign finance, presidential primaries, Congressional elections, voting behavior, political participation, and U.S. foreign policy.
Maria Smerkovich, Ph.D. student
Comparative Politics, International Relations, ethnic conflict, nationalism, violence and revolution, post-Soviet and Middle Eastern politics.
Paul Spalletta, Ph.D. student
Political Theory, American Politics; totalitarianism and democracy, nationalism, Ancient and contemporary political philosophy, political history and just war theory.
Catherine Z. Worsnop, Ph.D. student
International Relations, Comparative Politics; international organizations, global health, security studies.