Professor Karen Ferree (Political Science, UCSD) studies the politics of democracy, elections, and ethnicity, particularly in the context of the developing countries of Africa. She has done field research in South Africa twice, the results of which are presented in her dissertation, Voters and Parties in the Rainbow Nation: Race and Elections in the New South Africa .
Jean Thomas is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center on Ethics in Society at Stanford University. Jean received her B.A. and an M.A. in English literature from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her J.D. She received her doctoral degree in law, as well as her L.L.M, from New York University.
Kristopher Ramsay’s areas of specialization include international relations, political economy, bargaining theory, and statistical methods. His current work examines bargaining in international politics, and its relationship to international organization. He has published in Journal of Conflict Resolution, American Journal of Political Science, and American Political Science Review.
Jean-Paul Carvalho is an Assistant Professor of Economics at UC Irvine. He is an applied game theorist who studies issues of political economy relating to culture, identity and institutions. His graduate training (D.Phil. 2009, M.Phil. 2006) was conducted in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford, under the supervision of H. Peyton Young.