Rachel Gillum is a PhD candidate in political science at Stanford University, where she specializes in American Politics and International Relations. Her dissertation examines Muslim American political and social integration using large-n survey and experimental methods, as well as ethnographic interviews of Muslim communities and elites around the United States. Rachel also has written several papers on public opinion in the Islamic world, focusing in the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia. Since early 2010, Rachel has served as the Chief Editor and lead research assistant for Dr. Martha Crenshaw's "Mapping Militant Organizations" project, which traces the evolution of militant organizations and the interactions that develop between them over time.
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