Woodrow Wilson

Department of Politics

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OlyviaChristley

Subfield

Comparative Politics

Dissertation

Gender Attitudes, Nativism, and the Appeal of the Radical Right

Committee Members

Denise Walsh (Chair), Nicholas Winter, David Waldner, Carol Mershon
CarrieCoberly

Subfield

Comparative Politics

Dissertation

State Capacity and the Origins of Authoritarian Multiparty Systems

Committee Members

Carol Mershon (co-chair), David Waldner (co-chair), Anne Meng
Daniel_Davis

Subfield

Comparative Politics

Dissertation

Punishing Corruption: How Powerful Connections Can Short Circuit Corruption Prosecutions

Committee Members

Daniel Gingerich (Chair), John Echeverri-Gent, Brantly Womack, Allen Hicken (Michigan), Sylvia Tidley (Anthropology)
DanielHenry

Subfield

Political Theory

Dissertation

Authoring Otherwise: Race, Writing, and Democratic Possibility Under Jim Crow

Committee Members

Lawrie Balfour (chair), Stephen K. White, Jennifer C. Rubinstein, Sandy Shukla (English), Maurice Wallace (Rutgers University)
CarlHuang

Subfield

International Relations

Dissertation

Ritualized Hostilities in Territorial Displutes

Committee Members

Philip B.K. Potter (Chair), John M. Owen IV, Leonard Schoppa
AycanKititas

Subfield

International Relations

Dissertation

Explaining Backlash Against Globalization: Essays on the Political Economy of Trade and Investment Flows in the United States

Committee Members

Sonal Pandya (Chair), David Leblang, Phil Potter
Leach-Brittany

Subfield

Political Theory

Dissertation

Death Before Birth: Theorizing Pregnant Embodiment, Reproductive Autonomy, and the Politics of Abortion

Committee Members

Lawrie Balfour (Chair), Stephen White, Denise Walsh, Murad Idris and Allison Pugh (Sociology)
Kal-Brian-Munis

Subfield

American Politics

Dissertation

Divided by Place: The Enduring Geographical Fault Lines of American Politics

Committee Members

Nicholas J.G. Winter (co-chair), Paul Freedman (co-chair), Justin Kirkland, Katherine Cramer (Wisconsin-Madison), Gerald Clore (UVa Psychology)
ChenWan

Subfield

International Relations,

Subfield

Political Methodology

Dissertation

Educating the Newcomer: Leadership Turnovers and International Crises

Committee Members

Philip Potter (Chair), Dale Copeland, John Owen

Subfield

Political Theory

Dissertation

Self-Governance as Self-Cultivation: Zhu Xi and Confucian Democracy

Committee Members

Stephen K. White (Chair), Lawrie Balfour, Murad Idris, Charles Mathewes (Religious Studies), Anne Kinney (East Asia), and Cong Ellen Zhang (History)