Woodrow Wilson

Department of Politics

Sam Plapinger

Subfield

Comparative Politics/International Relations

Dissertation

Selecting Success: Recruitment and Insurgent Effectiveness in Civil Wars

Committee

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

Degrees

BA, Wesleyan University

MA, University of Virginia

Current Placement

Research Analyst

Operations Evaluation Group, CNA

Placement Year

2018

Fellowship

Predoctoral Research Fellowship at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies in the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University

2017-18

Predoctoral Research Fellow, Program on Order, Conflict and Violence (OCV), Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University

2017

Awards and Honors

Peace Science Society’s Graduate Student Travel Grants