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  • Garrett Bredell

    Garrett Bredell

    Comparative Politics, Political Behavior, East Asia

    Dissertation Title: The Costs of Party Switching

  • Taylor Carlson

    Taylor Carlson

    American Politics, Political Communication, Political Psychology, Race/Ethnicity, Research Design

    Dissertation Title: Through the Grapevine: The Hidden Consequences of Interpersonal Political Communication

  • Lauren Ferry

    Lauren Ferry

    International Relations, International Political Economy, Sovereign Debt

    Dissertation Title: Who Wins? The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt Restructuring Negotiations 

  • Huchen Liu

    Huchen Liu

    Interest groups, lobbying, presidency, interbranch relations, separation of powers, appropriations politics

    Dissertation Title: How Revolving-Door Lobbyists Win in Interest Group Politics

  • Charles McClean

    Charles McClean

    Comparative Politics, Political Institutions, Elite Behavior, Representation, East Asia (Japan), and Research Design

    Dissertation Title: Youth Under-Representation in Political Institutions

  • Heidi McNamara

    Heidi McNamara

    International organizations, international political economy, nonstate actors, private sector influence, institutional design, global governance

    Dissertation title: Who Gets In? Nonstate Actor Access at International Organizations
  • Brandon Merrell

    Brandon Merrell

    International Relations, Domestic Influences on Foreign Policy, the Political Economy of Interstate and Civil Violence, Accountability and the Media, Military Secrecy and Diplomacy

    Dissertation Title: “Wars for the People: Leaders, Audiences, and the Use of Force”

  • Stan Oklobdzija

    Stan Oklobdzija

    American Politics, Campaign Finance, State Politics, Political Parties, Interest Groups. 

    Dissertation Title: Dark Parties: Citizens United, Dark Money Networks and the Evolution of Political Parties
  • Cameron J. Sells

    Cameron J. Sells

    Comparative Politics, Political Parties, Latin America, and Political Methodology

    Dissertation Title: The Life of the Party: Grassroots Activists and Mass Partisanship in Latin America

  • Liesel Spangler

    Liesel Spangler

    American Politics, Racial/Ethnic Politics, Latino Politics, Political Institutions, Political Behavior, Immigration

    Dissertation Title:  Plural Governance: Race and Ethnicity in the United States

  • Clara H. Suong

    Clara H. Suong

    Security Politics, Domestic-International Nexus, Politics of Information, Political Authority, Text Analysis, Formal Modeling, Survey Experiments

    Dissertation Title:  In the Name of National Interest: Persuasion by Democratic Coercion and Delegation in Security Politics

  • Abigail Vaughn

    Abigail Vaughn

    International Political Economy; Global Financial Governance; Economic Statecraft; Geopolitics and Foreign Policy; Comparative Financial Institutions

    Dissertation Title: Geopolitics and the 21st Century Global Financial Safety Net