Udbhav Agarwal

Udbhav Agarwal

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  • Research Interests:  International Relations, Ethnography, Political Sociology, Political Theory, Politics of Urbanism
Shahab ud Din Ahmad

Shahab ud Din Ahmad

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  • Research Interests:  Comparative Politics and International Relations, Borderlands, Comparative State Formation, Political Violence, Postcolonialism, Afghanistan and South Asia.
George Andrews

George Andrews

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory, Concepts and Concept Formation, and Subject Formation
Ilsuk Aum

Ilsuk Aum

  • Undergraduate Coordinator
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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory, Political History, Ecological Political Thought, Animal Ethics
Ronay Bakan

Ronay Bakan

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  • Research Interests:  Comparative Politics and International Relations; Politics of Land and Cities, Insurgency and Counterinsurgency, Colonialism, Middle East, Kurdish politics, Turkish politics
  • Thesis Title: "Counterinsurgent Urbanism: Weaponizing Land and Heritage in Northern Kurdistan"
  • Main Adviser: Sarah Parkinson
Conor Bean

Conor Bean

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory, Marxism, 20th Century French Radical Theory, Security Studies and the War on Terror, Biopolitics, Theories of Materialism
  • Thesis Title: "Orderly Dispositions: Toward a Theory of Affective Governance"
  • Main Adviser: William Connolly
Juliana Butron

Juliana Butron

Cécile Cadet

Cécile Cadet

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  • Research Interests:  Critical Theory, Social Justice, Feminism, Digital Humanities, Social Media Platforms, Methodology and Epistemology
Julieta Casas

Julieta Casas

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  Comparative political development; State-building and democratization in the U.S. and Latin America; Patronage and bureaucratic politics; Comparative historical analysis
  • Thesis Title: "Building Bureaucratic Capacity: The Political Origins of Civil Service Reforms in the Americas"
  • Main Adviser: Sebastián Mazzuca
Ga Eun Cho

Ga Eun Cho

Charlton Copeland

Charlton Copeland

Sebastian Cortesi

Sebastian Cortesi

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  • Research Interests:  Comparative Politics. XIX Century Politics and Press in Latin America; Global History of Electoral Systems; Transnational Studies
Jessica Croteau

Jessica Croteau

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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory, New Materialisms, Ecological Political Thought, Decomposition, Nonhuman Legal Theory
Emma Cytrynbaum

Emma Cytrynbaum

David DeBole

David DeBole

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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory, Democratic Thought, Climate Change, Creativity, and 20th Century Literature
Alexandra Dildine

Alexandra Dildine

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  • Research Interests:  Community organizing, social movements, digital technology, social capital formation and sustainability, American political campaigns and organizational behavior, social networks.
Luize Eihmane

Luize Eihmane

Cecileu Elliott

Cecileu Elliott (she/her)

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  • Research Interests:  American constitutional development and its relationship to social and political injustices
Raychel Gadson

Raychel Gadson

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  • Research Interests:  American Politics, Racism and Racial Policy, Political Institutions, Social Justice, Residential Segregation and Fair Housing
Kory Gaines

Kory Gaines

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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory, American Politics, Black Political Thought, early 20th-century African American Literature, and Black diasporic cultural production
Jessica  Gover

Jessica Gover

Adriana Mandacaru Guerra

Adriana Mandacaru Guerra

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  • Research Interests:  Ecological Political Thought, New Materialism, Science & Technology Studies, Environmental Sciences, Critical War Studies, Cold War Geopolitics, Planetary and Catastrophic Imaginaries, Cosmologies, International Relations Theory
Dhana Hamal

Dhana Hamal

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  • Research Interests:  Comparative Politics, Law & Politics, Ethnic Politics, Federalism and Democratic Transitions, Gender Politics, and Militarization of Public Safety.
Geoff Henderson

Geoff Henderson

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  • Research Interests:  American Politics, Environmental Politics, Climate Politics, Field Experiments, Labor Politics, Organization Theory, Political Participation, Public Opinion and Political Behavior, Representation, and Social Movements
Sheharyar Imran

Sheharyar Imran

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  International Relations; Global Racial Capitalism; Postcolonial Theory; Environmental Politics; Anticolonial Global Politics
  • Thesis Title: "Colonial Worldmaking: Race, Capital, and Abolition in the Indo-Atlantic World"
  • Main Adviser: Robbie Shilliam and Jane Bennett
Felicia Jing

Felicia Jing

David Kenneth Johnson

David Kenneth Johnson

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  International Relations; Global Political Economy; U. S. Foreign Policy; Empire and Imperialism; Global Development; Political Theory; Historical Methods
  • Thesis Title: "Empire of Capital: U.S. International Development Policy from the Spanish-American War to the Bretton Woods System "
  • Main Adviser: Robbie Shilliam
Minah Kang

Minah Kang

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  • Research Interests:  International Influences on Domestic Politics, State-Society Relations, Political Exclusion, Identity and Otherness, Global History of Cold War and East Asia, Korean War
Jiyoung “Ashley” Kim

Jiyoung “Ashley” Kim

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory, Ecological Political Thought, Aesthetics, Affect, New Materialism, Democratic Theory
Keely Kriho

Keely Kriho (she/her)

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  • Research Interests:  political theory, anticolonial political thought, coloniality/modernity, world-systems theory, historical methods
Colin Lahiff

Colin Lahiff

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  • Research Interests:  International Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy, Grand Strategy, and Diplomatic History
Emily Lerman

Emily Lerman (she/her)

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  • Research Interests:  International Relations, Postcolonial Theory, Aesthetics, Ethics of Humanitarianism, Bordering Practices, Political Theory, Biopolitics, Affect Theory
Ruoyu Li

Ruoyu Li

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  • Research Interests:  International Relations, Security Studies, Political Theory, Nuclear Colonialism, Indigenous Antinuclear Movements, Pacific Ocean/Islands
Liming Ma

Liming Ma

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  • Research Interests:  International Relations Theory, International Laws and Norms, Social Construction, Great Power Politics, Political Methodology
April Ma

April Ma (they/them/theirs)

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  • Research Interests:  knowledge production, Orientalism, Sinophobia, political psychology, racialized political language
Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory & American Politics; Stoicism; Spinoza; German Idealism; 20th-Century Continental Philosophy; Anarcho-Syndicalism; Labor History; Politics of Water.
Théa Martinache

Théa Martinache

  • Research Interests:  International Relations, War Studies, Military History, Empire and Colonialism, France and the United States Imperial Military Relations
Maryam Nahhal

Maryam Nahhal

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  • Research Interests:  International relations; Race and Racism in World Politics; Nationalism, Borders and Migration; Critical Security Studies
Stephanie Najjar

Stephanie Najjar

Kathleen Nganga

Kathleen Nganga

Matthew Risser

Matthew Risser (he/him)

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  • Research Interests:  Republicanism; Political Economy Theory; International Relations Theory; Geopolitics; Technopolitics; Governance
Iván Ruiz-Hernández

Iván Ruiz-Hernández

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  • Research Interests:  International Relations, Comparative Politics, Food Politics, Food Sovereignty, Agricultural Development in Low- and Middle-Income States, Forced Displacement, and Latin American Politics.
Stephanie Saxton

Stephanie Saxton

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  American Politics, Race and Ethnic Politics, Urban Politics, Police and Prisons
  • Thesis Title: "Gold, Coal, and Oysters: Why America Made Police"
  • Main Adviser: Vesla Weaver and Lester Spence
Graham Scarbro

Graham Scarbro

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  • Research Interests:  Military and society; Civil military relations; International relations; Security studies
Henry Scott

Henry Scott

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  • Research Interests:  Political Theory and International Relations, Technology, History of Ontology, Transhumanism, Anthropocene, Materialism, Realism, Memes and Internet Politics, Eco-Fascism, Gnosticism
Matthew Scotti

Matthew Scotti

Lynsy Smithson-Stanley

Lynsy Smithson-Stanley

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  • Research Interests:  American Politics, Environmental policy and politics, climate change advocacy, transformational organizing, social movements, analytic activism, organizational behavior (especially US-based environmental nonprofits).
Eva Leth Sørensen

Eva Leth Sørensen (she/her)

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  • Research Interests:  IR theory, historical IR, postcolonial theory, decolonial theory, empire, the Arctic, Danish-Greenlandic relations, knowledge production, critical race theory
Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  Political theory, contemporary and modern; continental philosophy; race and racial politics; political economy
  • Thesis Title: "After Racialization: Neoliberalism and the Limits of Racial Justice"
  • Main Adviser: Samuel A. Chambers
Susy Tekunan

Susy Tekunan

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  • Research Interests:  Racial politics, nationalism, long-term migration and second class citizenship related to China rise and racial identity in Southeast Asia, particularly in Indonesia
Alex Torpey

Alex Torpey (he/him)

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  • Research Interests:  Democracy, elections, money-in-politics, and the political campaign industry
Aila Trasi

Aila Trasi

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  • Research Interests:  International Relations, Comparative Politics, International Organizations, Political Economy, Inequality, Southeast Asia, Processual-Relationalism, International Order
Claire Trilling

Claire Trilling

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  • Research Interests:  Comparative Politics, International Relations, civil resistance, contentious politics, and social movements
Jacob Tucker

Jacob Tucker (he/him)

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  • Research Interests:  Marxism, Critical Theory, 20th Century European Philosophy, Sensuous Materialism, Aesthetics, Psychoanalysis
Maximiliano Vejares

Maximiliano Vejares

  • Graduate Student
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  • Research Interests:  State building and democratization in Latin America’s late 19th century
  • Thesis Title: "Varieties of state-building: ecology and capacity in Latin America"
  • Main Adviser: Sebastian Mazzuca
Yue Zhang

Yue Zhang (she/her)

Rachel (Ruixuan) Zhou

Rachel (Ruixuan) Zhou

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  • Research Interests:  Post-structuralism, Post-colonialism, Feminism, Power relations, Social and transnational history, War, the military and soldiering