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Caroline Abadeer is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Aala Abdelgadir is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

Feyaad Allie is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

Ala' Alrababa'h is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Vincent Bauer is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methology.

Jordan Bernhardt is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

 

Benjamin Buch is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Ellen Chapin is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Jonathan’s research investigates how democratic values, identity, and institutions affect foreign policy in areas such as humanitarian intervention, military alliances, and China's great power status. Through this work, he also seeks to understand the domestic and behavioral foundations of world politics.

Joseph Cloward is a graduate student with an interest in political theory and comparative politics.

Madison Dalton is a graduate student with an interest in political methodology and comparative politics.

Cameron is a PhD candidate in Political Science at Stanford University specializing in American and comparative politics. His research focuses on state and local politics, elections, and the evolution of institutions over time. Beginning in autumn 2019-2020, he will be the Thomas D. Dee II Graduate Fellow at the Bill Lane Center for the American West.  

Camille DeJarnett is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Jane Esberg is a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton's Empirical Studies of Conflict Project and the International Crisis Group. Her research centers on authoritarian repression and political violence, with a focus on Latin America and Spain. In her dissertation, she used new micro-data on political killings, detention, exile, and pop culture censorship to understand variation in the targets and tools of repression during the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Results demonstrate that repression served not just to eliminate opposition, but to appeal to supporters.

Ashley Fabrizio is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

 

Abby Fanlo is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Valentin Figueroa is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

Edgar Franco Vivanco is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Yiqin Fu is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Raymond Ha is a Ph.D candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

David Hausman is a Ph.D. candidate in political science jointly pursuing a J.D. at Stanford Law School. He is currently conducting empirical research on arbitrariness in decisionmaking by administrative courts. Before beginning at Stanford, David worked at the International Center for Transitional Justice in Cape Town, South Africa and the Innovations for Successful Societies project at Princeton.

Katie Hedgecock is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Jamie Hintson is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Jordan Horrillo is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Haemin Jee is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Apoorva Lal is a graduate student with an interest in political methodology and comparative politics.

Soyoung Lee is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Jiwon Lee is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Nathan Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Stanford University. His research examines the role of facts and expertise in American policymaking. His dissertation investigates the extent to which partisan bias undermines policymaker responsiveness to expert evidence. Leveraging both survey data of local and state officials and content-analysis of congressional committee hearings, Nathan demonstrates that policymakers exhibit an enduring commitment to facts and expertise, even while manifesting more subtle forms of partisan bias.

Hans Lueders is a Ph.D. Candidate in political science, specializing in comparative politics, international relations, and quantitative methodology. His research focuses on migration, immigrant integration, and political representation. In his dissertation project, Hans examines the political consequences of domestic migration and in particular how the loss of politically active citizens in sending areas due to selective domestic migration reshapes politics and political representation in a country.

Jason Luo is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Nic Lyon is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Bobbie Macdonald is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Mashail Malik is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

Salma Mousa is a PhD Candidate (ABD) in Political Science at Stanford University. A scholar of comparative politics, her research focuses on migration, conflict, and social cohesion. 

Rachel is a Ph.D. Candidate at Stanford University specializing in international relations, comparative politics, and quantitative analysis. Her dissertation explores how partisan polarization affects foreign policymaking in democratic states, with an emphasis on U.S. national security policy. More broadly, Rachel is interested in in the interplay between domestic and international politics in matters of security and conflict. Her research is published or forthcoming at The Journal of Politics and The Journal of Global Security Studies.

Toby Nowacki is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Joan O'Bryan is a graduate student with an interest in political theory and comparative politics.

Eunseong Oh is a graduate student with an interest in political theory and comparative politics.

Christiana Parreira is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

 

Natasha Patel is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political theory.

Natalya Rahman is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Matt Ribar is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Katy Robinson is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Luis Rodriguez is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

 

Benjamin Schaftel is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Avshalom Schwartz is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in political theory and comparative politics.

Theo Serlin is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Lauren Sukin is a graduate student with an interest in international security issues, particular nuclear proliferation and strategy, alliance politics, and regime enforcement.

Sarah Thompson is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Christina Toenshoff is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Aliz Toth is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Elisabeth van Lieshout is a PhD candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Cesar Vargas Nunez is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Alice Wang is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

Scott Williamson is a PhD candidate in political science at Stanford University and a graduate research fellow funded by the National Science Foundation.  His primary research fields are in comparative political development, comparative political behavior, and international relations, with a focus on the Middle East.

Tongtong Zhang is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

 

Anna Zhang is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

 

Emily is a Ph.D candidate in political science and a Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow of the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education. She received her JD from Stanford Law School in 2016. From 2017-2019, she worked as an attorney sponsored by the Skadden Foundation Fellowship at the Voting Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union litigating voter suppression and redistricting cases in Kansas, Ohio, and New York. Her research focuses on the protection of minority voters in the redistricting process and the enfranchisement of new voters.

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