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Alejandra Aldridge is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

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.

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

Katie Clayton is a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

Jennifer Cryer is a Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) at Stanford University, in the Department of Political Science. She is also a 2015 National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellow; a Stanford University E.D.G.E. Doctoral Fellow and D.A.R.E. Doctoral Fellow under the Vice Provost for Graduate Education. Her primary field of study is American politics, and she specializes, broadly, in political communication, political behavior, political geography, and computational social science.

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

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

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

 

Nathan Fleischaker is a graduate student with an interest in international relations and political methodology.

Annie Franco is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

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.

Carl Gustafson a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

Zuhad Hai is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in international relations and political methodology.

Sandy Handan-Nader is a graduate student with an interest in political methodology and American politics.

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

Lindsay Hundley is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Stanford University, specializing in international relations. Her primary research examines why states fight over the leadership and institutions of other countries, and her book-style dissertation project explores the role of political ideology in shaping how leaders perceive threats from other countries and how the fear of subversion produces international conflict.

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

Jamal Johnson is a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

Shadie Khubba is a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

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

Mark Krass is a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

Masha Krupenkin is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science. Her research focuses on the influence of partisan polarization on real-world behaviors. She examines the ways in which partisanship influences Americans’ political participation, as well as a variety of non-political actions. In terms of participation, she investigates whether partisan animosity encourages voter turnout, campaign donations, and seeking information about candidates.

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

Rachel Lienesch is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

Chloe Lim is a PhD candidate in Political Science at Stanford University. Her primary research interests include media, fact-checking, representation, political accountability in American Politics, quantitative methods, and text as data. Her research examines the media's ability to fact-check politicians and the consequences for campaigns when the media fact-checks a politician's statements. On the one hand, in published research, she shows that the media struggles to fact-check politicians’ statements accurately because it is an inherently subjective task.

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.

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.
 

Will Marble is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

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

Brett Parker is a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

Austin Peters is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in international relations and political methodology.

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

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

Cole Tanigawa-Lau is a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

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

Dan Thompson is a PhD candidate in American politics and political methodology at Stanford University. His research studies electoral accountability in the US with a particular focus on the role of elections in local policymaking. He collects new data on local elections which he combines with large, untapped administrative datasets on government behavior. He then uses modern empirical techniques for causal inference to study how elections influence the policies local governments choose.

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

Matt Tyler is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

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.

Jesse Yoder is a Ph.D. candidate with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

Chenoa Yorgason is a graduate student with an interest in American politics and political methodology.

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