1. University of Virginia
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Graduate Students for Hire

American Politics

Emily Sydnor

 

Dissertation title: Engaging the "Enemy:" The Political Interaction of Incivilty and Conflict Orientation

Committee: Nick Winter (co-chair), Paul Freedman (co-chair), Lynn Sanders, Brian Nosek (Psychology)

Laura Blessing

Dissertation title: "The New Politics of Taxation: The Republican Party and Anti-Tax Positions".  

Committee: Sidney Milkis (chair), Eric Patashnik, James Savage, and Craig Volden.  

 Laura Blessing is currently a 2014-2015 APSA Congressional Fellow.  

 

Comparative Politics

Derek King

Dissertation: "Learning from Rebellion: How Workers Made the Developmental State"

Committee: Herman Schwartz (chair), John Echeverri-Gent, David Leblang, and Rachel Rinaldo

 

Daniel Nagashima

Disseration Title: "Overcoming Electoral Uncertainty: Strategic Incentives for Pre-Electoral Coalition Entry"

Committee: Leonard Schoppa (chair), Carol Mershon, Daniel Gingerich

 

International Relations

Anand Rao

Dissertation Title:  "Self-Help or Self-Destruction? Immigration Politics in Japan, Germany, and Italy." 

Committee Members: Leonard Schoppa (Chair), John Echeverri-Gent (2nd Reader), Denise Walsh (3rd Reader), and Allison Alexy (Outside Reader, Dept. of Anthropology)"

 

Emma Ashford

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Dissertation title: "Crude Power: The Foreign Policy of Oil-Exporting States."

Committee: Allen Lynch (chair), Dale Copeland and David Waldner