• Harrison Frye
     External Website

    Subfield

    Political Theory

    Dissertation

    The Sociality of Freedom

    Committee

    George Klosko (chair), Colin Bird, and Stephen White

    Email

    Publications and Coverage

    Incentives, Offers, and Community
    Economics & Philosophy
    08 May 2017



  • Robert Kubinec
     External Website

    Subfield

    Comparative Politics

    Dissertation

    Making Democracy Safe for Business: Firms and Regime Transitions in North Africa

    Committee

    David Waldner (Chair), Daniel Gingerich, Sonal Pandya, Jonathan Kropko, William Quandt

    Email

    Awards and Honors

    Fellow at UVA Quantitative Collaborative



  • Ross Mittiga
     External Website

    Subfield

    Political Theory

    Dissertation

    Before Collapse: A Political Theory of Climate Catastrophe

    Committee

    George Klosko (chair), Colin Bird, Jennifer Rubenstein, Talbot Brewer (UVA, Philosophy), Simon Caney (Oxford)

    Email



  • Marc Opper

    Subfield

    Comparative Politics

    Dissertation

    Fighting the People, Fighting for the People: Insurgent Governance and Conflict Outcomes

    Committee

    David Waldner and Brantly Womack – co-chairs, Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl, Brad Reed (History Department)

    Email



  • Brenton Peterson
     External Website

    Subfield

    Comparative Politics

    Dissertation

    Weak States and the Roots of Ethnic Identification in Africa

    Committee

    David Waldner (chair), Daniel Gingerich, Lynn Sanders and Sophie Trawalter

    Email



  • Sam Plapinger
     External Website

    Subfield

    Comparative Politics

    Minor

    International Relations

    Dissertation

    Selecting Success: Recruitment and Insurgent Effectiveness in Civil Wars

    Committee

    David Waldner (Chair), Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl, Todd Sechser

    Email

    Awards and Honors

    Peace Science Society’s Graduate Student Travel Grants



  • Abigail Post
     External Website

    Subfield

    International Relations

    Minor

    Political Methodology

    Dissertation

    The Language of Signaling: National Rhetoric in International Bargaining

    Committee

    John M. Owen (co-chair), Todd Sechser (co-chair), Nick Winter

    Email



  • Paromita Sen
     External Website

    Subfield

    Comparative Politics

    Minor

    International Relations

    Dissertation

    Gendered Violence, Democratic Violations: When Protest Made the State

    Committee

    Denise Walsh (co-chair), Carol Mershon (co-chair), John Echeverri-Gent

    Email



  • Yaping Wang
     External Website

    Subfield

    International Relations, Comparative Politics

    Dissertation

    The Dog that Barks: State Propaganda Campaigns on Territorial Disputes

    Committee

    John M. Owen (chair), Brantly Womack, Philip Potter

    Email