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First NameLast NameUniversityPhDCountry FocusKeywordsAvailability
Carla Abdo University of Maryland PhD Candidate Media Contact
Katharine Adeney University of Nottingham PhD India, Pakistan Media Contact
Rosario Aguilar CIDE, Mexico City PhD Mexico & U.S. Prejudice, race, voting behavior, democratization, comparative contexts, measurement, Mexican Americans. Media Contact
Isabella Alcaniz University of Maryland PhD Argentina, Brazil Media Contact
Nelli Babayan Transatlantic Academy PhD Media Contact
Virginia Beard Hope College PhD Kenya Media Contact
Rachel Beatty Riedl Northwestern University PhD Senegal, Ghana, Benin, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Burkina Faso Political Parties, Democratization, Authoritarianism, Historical Institutionalism, Religion and Politics, Regime Transition, Term Limits, Decentralization, Local Governance, Representation, Identity Politics Media Contact
Emily Beaulieu University of Kentucky PhD elections, election fraud, corruption, election laws, voter ID, voter ID laws, protest, boycotts, disenfranchisement, felon disenfranchisement, gender, scandal, women, violence, election violence, brawls, parliamentary brawls, legislative brawls, democracy, democracy promotion, democratic transition, democratization, post-conflict elections Media Contact
Ingrid Bego Hastings College PhD Albania, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo democratization, state-building, equal employment, representation Media Contact
Eloïse Bertrand University of Warwick PhD Candidate Burkina Faso, Uganda African politics, political parties, opposition parties, hybrid regimes, democratisation, Uganda, Burkina Faso Media Contact
Lydia Beuman Dublin City University PhD Angola, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe Power-sharing, political institutions, conflict resolution, democratisation, governments of national unity. Media Contact
Yuna Blajer de la Garza University of Chicago PhD Candidate Mexico, France citizenship, belonging, democratic theory, political identities, political theory, nationalism, trust, comparative politics, judicial politics, punitive state, critical theory, critical race theory Media Contact
Inken Borzyskowski Florida State University PhD International organizations, election assistance, election violence, conflict management, democratization No Media Contact
Carew Boulding University of Colorado, Boulder PhD Bolivia Voting and Protest, Poverty, Political Participation, Quality of Democracy, Political Attitudes, NGOs, Civil Society No Media Contact
Rachel Bowen The Ohio State University PhD Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica Courts, Policing, Violence Against Women, Gender Based Violence, Rule of Law, Public Security, Central America Media Contact
Jessica Maves Braithwaite University of Arizona PhD civil war, nonviolent resistance, repression, democratization, coups, conflict diffusion Media Contact
Dawn Brancati Columbia University PhD political violence, elections, decentralization, separatism, democracy protests Media Contact
Alison Brysk UCSB PhD Media Contact
Stephanie Burchard Institute for Defense Analyses PhD Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa Elections, electoral violence, gender, political representation, political institutions, conflict, security sector reform, defense and security issues Media Contact
Sarah Bush Temple University PhD international relations, democracy promotion, non-state actors in world politics, gender and human rights policy, Middle East politics Media Contact
Erica Chenoweth University of Denver PhD political violence, terrorism, nonviolent resistance, protest, counterterrorism, democratization, foreign policy Media Contact
Licia Cianetti Canterbury Christ Church University PhD Estonia, Latvia minority politics comparative politics post-communist politics democracy urban politics Media Contact
Alexandra Cirone London School of Economics, Columbia University PhD Candidate Western Europe, EU European politics, political economy, legislatures, parties, historical political economy, EU, comparative politics, quantitative methods Media Contact
Jennifer Cyr University of Arizona PhD Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela political parties, political party resources, political identity, democracy, chavismo, fujimorismo, Hugo Chavez, Evo Morales, MAS (Bolivia) , focus groups Media Contact
Josephine Dawuni Howard University PhD Ghana African politics, women in law, gender and development, judicial politics. Media Contact
Lauren Duquette-Rury UCLA PhD Mexico International migration, remittances, citizenship, political participation, civil society, local democracy, state-society relations, economic development Media Contact
Amanda Edgell University of Florida PhD Candidate Uganda; Kenya gender quotas; democratization; institutions; elections Media Contact
Dana El Kurd University of Texas, Austin PhD Candidate Palestine, Arab world repression, effect of international involvement on domestic politics, state-society relations, democratization, authoritarianism, political mobilization, civil-military relations, Arab world politics, experimental methods No Media Contact
Rachel Ellett Beloit College PhD Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Lesotho courts, rule of law, judiciary, comparative judicial politics, judges, lawyers, democracy Media Contact
Allison Evans Western New Mexico University PhD No Media Contact
Bonnie Field Bentley University PhD Spain democracy, parliamentary government, political parties, territorial politics, democratization, Spain Media Contact
Jessica Fortin-Rittberger University of Salzburg PhD Germany, post-soviet countries Comparative democratization, methodology, surveys, representation, electoral systems No Media Contact
Laura Gamboa Utah State University PhD Colombia and Venezuela Regime and Regime Change, Political Parties, Voting Behavior, Experiments, Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods Media Contact
Julie George Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY PhD Georgia Georgia; Caucasus; former Communist region; democratization; ethnic conflict; state building Media Contact
Rachel Gisselquist United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) PhD International development, ethnic politics, ethnic inequality, horizontal inequality, state fragility, governance, democratization, African politics Media Contact
Anne Marie Goetz New York University PhD ethnic conflict, women and peace and security, gender and development, corruption and accountability, democratization, fragile states, mediation and conflict resolution, micro-finance, peacebuilding Media Contact
Yana Gorokhovskaia Columbia University PhD Russia, former Soviet Union authoritarianism, Russia, protest, civil society, elections, voter turnout Media Contact
Jessica Gottlieb Texas A&M University PhD Mali, Senegal, Benin democratic accountability, voting behavior, gender, clientelism No Media Contact
Sheena Chestnut Greitens University of Missouri / Brookings Institution PhD China, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines East Asia, China, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, security, authoritarian, democratization, dictatorship, repression Media Contact
Anna Grzymala-Busse Stanford University PhD Poland, Eastern Europe church and state, authoritarian politics, political parties, nationalism, state building Media Contact
Ayelet Harel-Shalev Ben-Gurion Univeristy of the Negev PhD India, Israel Critical Security Studies, Political Science, women in the military, minority rights, Israel, India, minority women No Media Contact
Mai Hassan University of Michigan PhD Kenya, Sudan authoritarian regimes, hybrid (or competitive/electoral authoritarian) regimes, democratization, bureaucracy, administration, decentralization, ethnic politics, coercion, internal security Media Contact
Carolyn Holmes Mississippi State University PhD South Africa Nation Building, Legitimacy, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Nationalism, Race, Gender, African Politics Media Contact
Jean Hong Hong Kong University of Science and Technology PhD China, Korea, Taiwan Political science, comparative politics, political economy, authoritarian regime, China, Korea Media Contact
Reyko Huang Texas A&M University PhD rebel governance, religion and violence, democratization, statebuilding, interventions Media Contact
Heather Hughson McGill University PhD Candidate Canada, UK, USA Senate, House of Lords Media Contact
Susan Hyde Yale PhD International Influences on Democracy and Domestic Politics; Democracy Promotion; International Organization; International Norms; Foreign Aid; Elections and Election Fraud; Experimental Research Methods Media Contact
Manal Jamal James Madison University PhD Palestinian territories; United Arab Emirates; MENA comparative democratization, civil society, social movements, conflict to peace and the political economy of transitions, Middle East politics, the Arab-Israeli conflict Media Contact
Martha Johnson Mills College PhD Senegal gender, foreign aid, bureaucracy Media Contact
Catherine Lena Kelly American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellow PhD Senegal Political party systems, Democratization, Islam and politics, Rule of law, Democracy and governance program evaluation Media Contact
Kathleen Klaus Northwestern University PhD Kenya, Ghana Political Violence, electoral violence, African elections, land rights, post-conflict politics, internal migration, identity politics Media Contact
Karrie Koesel University of Notre Dame PhD China, Russia Chinese politics, Russian politics, religion and politics, comparative authoritarianism, civic and political education Media Contact
Krystin Krause Emory & Henry College PhD Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras crime, public security, police reform, political violence, rule of law, corruption, Latin America, organized crime Media Contact
Adrienne LeBas American University PhD Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe African elections, political violence, electoral violence, political parties, social movements, protest, urban politics, Boko Haram, terrorism, public opinion, Lagos, taxation, rule of law Media Contact
Eva-Maria Maggi University of Arizona PhD Western Europe, MENA, U.S. European Union, transatlantic relations, democracy promotion, cyber security Media Contact
Mary Fran Malone University of New Hampshire PhD Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile Latin America, comparative politics, crime, fear of crime, political behavior, public opinion, democracy, police, rule of law No Media Contact
Kristina Mani Oberlin College PhD Argentina, Chile. armed forces, Latin America, civil-military relations, defense, military entrepreneurship Media Contact
Alyssa Maraj Grahame University of Massachusetts Amherst PhD Candidate Iceland, Scotland, European Union Iceland, Scotland, financial crisis, austerity, political economy, protest, West Europe, European Union Media Contact
Ioana Emy Matesan Wesleyan University PhD Egypt, Indonesia Political violence, terrorism, deradicalization, comparative democratization, political Islam, Middle East politics Media Contact
Kristin McKie St. Lawrence University PhD Uganda, Zambia Presidential term limits, Sub-Saharan Africa, Democratization, Rule of Law, Constitutional Reform, Foreign Aid Media Contact
Dipali Mukhopadhyay Columbia University PhD Afghanistan, Syria No Media Contact
Gjylbehare Bella Murati Ghent/Belgium PhD Kosovo, Serbia, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia and Hecegovina Human rights, rule of law, state-building, democratization, transitional justice. Media Contact
Monika Nalepa The University of Chicago PhD Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia. Transitional Justice, Political Organizations and Parties, Legislatures, Comparative Political Institutions, Lustration. Media Contact
Anja Neundorf University of Nottingham PhD Western and Eastern Europe, especially UK and Germany Young people and politics, generations, partisanship, democratization, civil society, political participation, democratic political culture. Media Contact
Elena Nikolova Institute for East and Southeast European Studies - Regensburg; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Central European Labor Studies Institute PhD Bulgaria, Greece, Ukraine, post-communist region political economy, comparative political institutions, democracy and democratization, politics of transition region, corruption, public policy Media Contact
Pippa Norris Harvard and Sydney Universities PhD Global Comparative politics, democracy and democratization, public opinion and political behavior, elections and voting behavior, gender politics, political communications Media Contact
Candice Ortbals Pepperdine University PhD Spain Terrorism, violent conflict, prostitution, comparative methods, social movements, local politics, democratization, Spanish Politics, Latin American Politics, revolution, protest No Media Contact
Odelia Oshri Hebrew University PhD Candidate Comparative Politics, Public Opinion, Voting behaviour, European Integration, Quantitative Methods, Cross-national Analysis, European identity, Social Psychology Media Contact, No Media Contact
Ausra Park Siena College PhD Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus Political leadership, foreign policy, migration, human trafficking, female executives, political economy Media Contact
Margaret Peters UCLA PhD US, Singapore, the Netherlands, Syria, Iraq immigration, emigration, migration, trade, new new trade theory, foreign direct investment, autocracies, international political economy, gender Media Contact
Jessica Piombo Naval Post-Graduate School PhD South Africa South Africa, elections, democratization, peacebuilding, conflict mediation, transitional governance, postconflict governance, statebuilding, foreign assistance, development assistance, Burundi, Uganda, U.S. military, U.S. foreign policy in Africa, African security, African peacekeeping Media Contact
Leesa Rasp University of Missouri - St. Louis PhD Candidate Chile Chile, U.S. presidents, presidency, social mobilization, student movement, student protests, political institutions, comparative politics, the Chilean Winter, Chile 2012 protests, Chilean Penguin Revolution Media Contact
Jacqueline Reich Chestnut Hill College PhD arms control, nuclear nonproliferation, science and international public policy, government legitimacy in China, climate change debate, global education, democratization, U.S. foreign policy, realism, balance of power, international organizations, terrorism, international relations theory, U.S. primacy Media Contact
Rebecca Reid University of Texas at El Paso PhD judicial politics, courts, rule of law, judicial decision making, judicial behavior, judicial independence, international law, human rights, separation of powers, comparative courts, international courts, regional courts Media Contact
Ani Sarkissian Michigan State University PhD Turkey, Armenia religion and politics, Islam, authoritarianism, democratization, civil society No Media Contact
Sahar Shafqat St. Mary's College of Maryland PhD Pakistan democracy, conflict, gender, Islam Media Contact
Marwa Shalaby Rice University PhD Media Contact
Kathryn Sikkink Harvard PhD Argentina, Uruguay, International Relations, Human Rights, International Organizations and Law, Transitional Justice, International Norms, Transnational Issue Networks, Transnational Social Movements, Women's Rights Media Contact
Aseema Sinha Claremont McKenna College PhD India India as a Rising Power India's International Political Economy India's Political Economy The Politics of HIV AIDS in India and Brazil India and China Comparisons India and Brazil Comparisons Subnational Comparative Method Media Contact
Amy Erica Smith Iowa State University PhD Brazil Latin American politics, religion and politics, evangelicals in Brazil, social networks, voters and elections Media Contact
Lahra Smith Georgetown University PhD Comparative Politics, African Politics, Citizenship, Migration, Democratization, Institutions No Media Contact
Irina Soboleva Columbia University PhD Candidate Russia, Ukraine, China, India political protest, civi war, contentious politics, revolution, political violence, contested sovereignty, political mobilization, frustration, deprivation, social pressure Media Contact
Victoria Stewart-Jolley University of Cambridge PhD Candidate Iraq, Afghanistan Political Science, Democratisation, International Law, International Relations, United Nations, Electoral structures, Middle East, Iraq, Regime Change, Afghanistan Media Contact
Alissandra Stoyan Kansas State University PhD Latin America Democracy, Executive-Legislative Relations, Constitutional Reform, Presidents, Latin America, Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela Media Contact
Elizabeth Stoycheff Wayne State University PhD Large-N comparative media freedom, surveillance, NSA, censorship, democracy, democratization, public opinion Media Contact
Sherrill Stroschein University College London PhD Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Serbia, Eastern Europe generally Ethnicity, nationalism, democracy, divided societies, ethnic conflict, ethnic parties, ethnic fragmentation, federalism, ethnic mobilization No Media Contact
Lena Surzhko-Harned Mercyhurst University PhD Ukraine, Russia Post-Soviet Politics, Elections and Voting Behavior, Comparative Democratization, Comparative Political Institutions, International Law and Organizations, European Politics Media Contact
Mariela Szwarcberg Reed College PhD Argentina clientelism, Peronism, Latin America, distributive politics, poverty, gender, inequality Media Contact, No Media Contact
Netina Tan McMaster University PhD East and Southeast Asia No Media Contact
Gabriela Tarouco Universidade Federal de Pernambuco PhD Latin America electoral governance, political parties, party systems, party regulation, electoral competition, elections No Media Contact
Anjali Thomas Bohlken University of British Columbia PhD India No Media Contact
Melanie Thompson Uc Berkeley PhD Candidate Zambia Women in Politics, Party Politics, Political Behavior Media Contact
Christine Wade Washington College PhD El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica Central America, peace building, peace processes, revolutions, democratization, human rights Media Contact
Denise Walsh University of Virginia PhD South Africa, Chile, Poland, Canada, France Women's rights in the global South, democratization, identity politics, quotas, feminism and feminist theory, multiculturalism, customary law, polygamy, South African politics, women's movements and non-governmental organizations, indigenous politics in Canada, Muslim women in Europe, the European Court of Human Rights, diversity and discrimination in political science and the academy, gender-based violence Media Contact
Georgina Waylen University of Manchester PhD Gender, democratization, politics, institutions, feminist institutionalism Media Contact
Sarah Whitmore Oxford Brookes University PhD Ukraine Ukraine, parliament, elections, parties No Media Contact
Jenifer Whitten-Woodring University of Massachusetts Lowell PhD media freedom, human rights, internet, censorship, journalism, democratization, repression and dissent Media Contact
Anne Wolf University of Oxford PhD Candidate Tunisia, Morocco political Islam, terrorism, Ansar al-Sharia, Tunisia's Ennahda, Tunisia's Nidaa Tounes and secular party politics, elections, democratization, Moroccan foreign policy, Moroccan religious reforms, religious education in Morocco Media Contact

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