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Chagai M. Weiss

Ph.D. Student
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Research Interests: 
Ethnic Politics, Political Violence, Political Economy, Urban Politics, Causal Inference, Experimental Methods & GIS

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Chagai M. Weiss is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. His interest lies in the intersection of ethnic conflicts and political economy, with a regional focus on Israel-Palestine. His research explores the determinants of urban violence and repression, the positive and negative attitudinal outcomes of quotidian intergroup contact and the electoral consequences of violence. Methodologically, he is interested in methods of causal inference and spatial analysis. Chagai holds a B.A (cum laude) in political science and Middle Eastern Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.