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  • Marco Alcocer

    Marco Alcocer

    Comparative politics; Political economy; Latin America

    Dissertation Title: Organized Crime Expansion and State Capture in Mexico

    Email: m2alcoce@ucsd.edu

  • Mariana Carvalho

    Mariana Carvalho

    Comparative Politics; Political Violence; Latin America

    Dissertation Title: The Political Economy of Assassinations

    Email: macarval@ucsd.edu

  • Brian Engelsma

    Brian Engelsma

    Comparative Politics; Political Economy; Africa

    Dissertation Title: Farming for Votes: Producer Organizations and the Political Economy of Rural Africa

    Email: BEngelsm@ucsd.edu

  • Thomas M. Flaherty

    Thomas M. Flaherty

    International Political Economy; economic geography; public opinion and inequality

    Dissertation Title: Geographic Mobility and Globalization Backlash: Evidence from the NAFTA Import Shock and Populist Votes for Ross Perot

    Email: t1flaher@ucsd.edu

  • Patrick Hulme

    Patrick Hulme

    International Security; U.S. Foreign Policy; Mixed methods

    Dissertation Title: In the Shadow of Congress: the Legislature’s Influence over Use of Military Force Decisions and International Bargaining

    Email: mhulme@ucsd.edu

  • Syeda ShahBano Ijaz

    Syeda ShahBano Ijaz

    Comparative Politics; International Relations (Foreign Aid); South Asia

    Dissertation Title: Politics of Last Mile Service Delivery: Evidence on Aid and Accountability from Pakistan

    Email: ssijaz@ucsd.edu

  • Jiying Jiang

    Jiying Jiang

    Comparative Politics, Chinese Politics, Authoritarian Institution

    Dissertation Title: Authoritarian Ambiguity: Bureaucratic Conflict and Lawmaking in China

    Email: jij090@ucsd.edu

  • Mackenzie Lockhart

    Mackenzie Lockhart

    American politics; Voting and Elections; Methodology

    Dissertation Title: Do You Know My Name? How local elites influence primary election outcomes

    Email: mwlockha@ucsd.edu

  • Charles McClean

    Charles McClean

    Comparative Politics, Political Institutions, Representation, Social Welfare, East Asia (Japan)

    Dissertation Title: Silver Democracy: Youth Representation in an Aging Japan

    Email: cmcclean@ad.ucsd.edu

  • Cassidy S Reller

    Cassidy S Reller

    American Institutions; State Politics; Political Parties

    Dissertation Title: Why do Third Parties Exist? Major Party Adaptation to Third Party Electoral Threats

    Email: creller@ucsd.edu

  • Rachel Schoner

    Rachel Schoner

    International Relations, International Law and Courts, Human Rights, International Organizations

    Dissertation Title: Repressive Regimes and Individual Petitions in the Human Rights Committee

    Email: rjschoner@princeton.edu