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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 graduate student 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.

Nandita Balakrishnan is a Ph.D. Candidate with a focus on international relations and comparative politics. Her research agenda in security studies includes particular interests in civil-military relations, political violence, and human rights.

Kirk Bansak is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in political methodology and international relations.

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

 

Andrew Brooks 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.

Jonathan Chu is a Ph.D. candidate specializing in international relations and comparative politics. His research interests include humanitarian intervention, human rights, the laws of war/wartime conduct, and authoritarian governments. Jonathan is also part of the Laboratory for the Study of American Values at Stanford, and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.

Jane Esberg is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at Stanford University, specializing in comparative politics and international relations. Her research centers on authoritarian repression, with a focus on historical dictatorships in Latin America and Spain. In her dissertation, she uses 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 (1973-1989).

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

Valentin Figueroa is a graduate student with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

Marc Grinberg is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Stanford University, where his research focuses on international relations and analytic political philosophy.

Carl Gustafson a graduate student with an interest in political methodology and international relations.

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

Zuhad Hai is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and political methodology.

Lindsay Hundley is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and political methodology.

Sung Mi Kim is a PhD candidate with an interest in international relations and political methodology.

Soyoung Lee is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

Lizhi(Liz) Liu is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Stanford University. She studies the political economy of development, with a focus on trade, market institutions, and developing countries (especially China). She also received her M.S. in statistics at Stanford University.

Adam Y. Liu is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science, Stanford University. His research centers on how politics and political institutions affect economic outcomes. Along with his dissertation, his projects address the following questions: How does politics shape market structures? Why do contract-intensive markets develop without strong political institutions? Do political relations between nations still affect their economic ties in a globalized world? If so, when and how?

Hans Lueders a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

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

Iris Malone is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Political Science Department at Stanford University. Her research examines why civil wars begin and how uncertainty affects conflict.
 
Her book-style dissertation, “Insurgency Formation and Civil War Onset,” asks why some armed conflicts escalate into civil wars while others do not. It also introduces a new large-scale dataset on the characteristics of 1,570 armed groups to ground future empirical work on insurgency and terrorism dynamics.
 

Lachlan is a Ph.D. candidate in the fields of Comparative Politics and International Relations. He researches how states shape their ethnic demography from a comparative-historical perspective using quantitative methods. His dissertation explores the role that mass resettlement and the forced migration of minorities plays in state building and the construction of political order. His work combines an attention to causal inference using historical demographic data with extensive archival research in China, Rwanda, and Ireland.

Salma Mousa is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in comparative politics and international relations.

Rachel Myrick is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

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

 

David Pena Rangel is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in political theory and international relations.

 

Rebecca is a Pre-doctoral Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, as well as a Dissertation Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences. She studies international political economy with a focus on regulation, trade, and the role of international institutions.

Kerry Ann Carter Persen is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. She graduated with her Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Stanford University in 2018. Her research focuses on the impact of violent extremism on political behavior in the Islamic World.

Austin Peters is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and political methodology.

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.

Shiran Victoria Shen is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Stanford University. Her research explores how incentives shape environmental politics, with four areas of substantive inquiry: 1) political pollution cycles, 2) environmental causes and consequences of government policies, 3) public opinion on the environment and 4) emerging technologies and society. Victoria believes interdisciplinary techniques can help us generate new data, reveal new patterns, and offer new insights into important questions.

Nick is a PhD candidate in the fields of comparative politics and international relations, with additional interests in game theory and quantitative methodology. His research is focused on authoritarianism, particularly the conditions impacting authoritarian regimes' creation and survival as well as their interaction with opposition groups, with application to the Middle East and North Africa region.

Daniel Slate is a graduate student with an interest in political theory and international relations.

Neil Snyder is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and american politics.

Eunhou Song is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

 

Chloe Stowell is a graduate student with an interest in political theory and international relations.

Shea Streeter is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

 

Lauren Sukin is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.

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

Scott Williamson is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in comparative politics and political methodology.

 

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.

 

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