Alexis Jihye Yang


Comparative Politics



My research interests center on understanding what factors contribute to destabilizing the internal security of certain countries, and how that impacts the overall level of security in a particular region. In particular, I am interested in studying how regime types, ranging from a spectrum of Democracy-Authoritarianism, contribute to more incidences of subnational conflicts- manifested in terrorist, separatist, or insurgent violence- in certain countries and consequently, its impact on the security of surrounding states.