Ismail K. White is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University. He studies American politics with a focus on African American politics, public opinion, and political participation.
Vladimir Kogan studies state and local government in the United States. His research focuses on the intersection of politics and public policy in areas including education and social policy.
Melissa Sands is a social scientist studying the consequences of context on political and civic behavior. Her research shows that who and what we encounter as we go about our everyday lives affects the policies we support and how we interact with government.
Monika Nalepa (PhD, Columbia University) is an associate professor of political science at the University of Chicago. With a focus on post-communist Europe, her research interests include transitional justice, parties and legislatures, and game-theoretic approaches to comparative politics.
Michelle Torres is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science, and a A.M. in Statistics student in the Department of Mathematics at Washington University in St. Louis. She is from Mexico City, where she obtained a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from CIDE (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics) .