Job Market Candidates

Below is an alphabetical list of Ph.D. students and recent graduates currently on the job market. Please feel free to contact them, their advisors, or the Director of Graduate Studies, Rikhil Bhavnani, for additional information.

Philip Bunn

Ph.D. Candidate: Political Theory

Email | Website | CV

Research Interests

Politics and Technology, Politics and Literature, Liberalism, Adam Smith, Tocqueville, John Stuart Mill

Dissertation Title

“The Heart of a Machine: Technological Threats to Liberty”

References

Richard Avramenko, Dan Kapust, Michelle Schwarze

Andrew McWard

Ph.D. Candidate: International Relations

Email | Website | Twitter | CV

Research Interests

International institutions and organizations, domestic politics of international cooperation, nonstate actors in global governance, global Financial Governance, and alliances

Dissertation Title

“The Dynamics of NGO Participation in Global Governance”

Marcy Shieh

Ph.D. Candidate: American Politics

Email | CV

Research Interests

Judicial politics, campaign rhetoric, public opinion, media

Rochelle Snyder

Ph.D. Candidate: American Politics

Email | CV

Research Interests

U.S. Congress, Constituent Service, Representation, Elections, Public Opinion, Political Behavior

Dissertation Title

“Constitutive Voices: Constituent Service and Representation in the United States Congress”

Timothy Tennyson

Ph.D. Candidate: Political Theory | American Politics

Email | CV

Research Interests

History of Political Thought, Civic Education, Early-Modern Liberalism, Contemporary Liberal Education

Dissertation Title

“Fostering Freedom: Judgment in Early-Modern Liberal Educational and Political Thought”

Thomas Worth

Ph.D. Candidate: International Relations | Political Theory

Email | Google Scholar

Research Interests

Feminism, gender, international security

Dissertation

“Spectrum Gender and the Gender Gap in US Public Opinion on the Use of Military Force”

Recent Graduates

Caileigh Glenn

Ph.D. in Political Science (August 2022)

International Relations | Comparative Politics

Email | Website | CV

Research Interests

Economic statecraft, international organizations, and foreign policy

Dissertation Title

“The Financialization of Foreign Policy: Targeted Financial Sanctions and Government Response”

References

Jon Pevehouse, Mark Copelovitch, Lisa Martin, Jessica Weeks

Devin Judge-Lord

Ph.D. Political Science (August 2021)

American Politics | Political Methodology

Email | Website | Twitter | CV

Research Interests

Bureaucratic Policymaking, Social Movements, Lobbying, Science in Politics, Property Law, Private Authority, Environmental Policy, Text Analysis

Dissertation Title

“Public Pressure Campaigns and Bureaucratic Policymaking”

Advisor

Susan Yackee

Anton Shirikov

Ph.D. in Political Science (May 2022)

Comparative Politics | Political Methodology

Email | Website | Twitter | CV

Research Interests

Propaganda, Disinformation, Media and Politics, the Politics of Post-Communism, Russia, Experiments

Dissertation Title

“How Propaganda Works: Political Biases and News Credibility in Autocracies”

References

Yoshiko M. Herrera, Scott Gehlbach, Rikhil Bhavnani

Chagai M. Weiss

Ph.D. in Political Science (August 2022)

Comparative Politics | International Relations

Email | Website | Twitter | CV

Research Interests

Examining how institutions and the people within them shape intergroup relations in divided societies. He is also working on several projects examining the effects of scalable interventions for prejudice reduction, the electoral effects of conflict, the institutional origins of partisan polarization, and experimental methods.

Dissertation Title

“Prejudice Reduction at Scale: How Institutional Inclusion Reduces Social Exclusion”

References

Rikhil Bhavnani, Yoshiko Herrera, Nadav Shelef, Jonathan Renshon