• Ross Mittiga
    ram5br@virginia.edu

    Subfield

    Political Theory

    Dissertation

    Justice, Precaution, and Climate Change

    Committee

    George Klosko (chair), Colin Bird, Jennifer Rubenstein


  • Marina Omar
    mo4z@virginia.edu

    Subfield

    Comparative Politics

    Dissertation

    Why Affiliate? Independent Candidates in Emerging Democracies: the Case of Afghanistan since 2001

    Committee

    David Waldner (chair), John-Echeverri-Gent, Carol Mershon, William Quandt, and Richard Barnett (History)

    Office

    Alderman Cafe

    Office Hours

    By appointment

    Rank

    Adjunct


  • Marc Opper
    marc.opper@yale.edu

    Subfield

    Comparative Politics

    Committee

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


  • Brenton Peterson
    bdp3wh@virginia.edu

    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


  • Matt Scroggs
    mks3gp@virginia.edu

    Subfield

    International Relations

    Dissertation

    Democracies Under Fire: How Democratic Targets and Allies Respond to Coercive Threats Research Interests

    Committee

    Todd Sechser (Chair), John Owen, Dale Copeland, Phillip Potter, and Allan Stam (Batten School of Public Policy)