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Danielle Delaney

Ph.D. Candidate
Political Theory
Research Interests: 
Contemporary Political Theory, Identity, Indigenous Peoples, Postcommunism, Russia, Social Movements, Sovereignty Movements

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Danielle Delaney is a PhD candidate in the Political Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research centers around the diffusion of international legal norms into national political discourse with a focus on the impact of law on identity, the practice of identity, and recognition politics through a comparative analysis of the legal strategies of Alaska Natives and the indigenous peoples of northern Russia (коренные малочисленные народы Сибири). 

Before returning to graduate school she was the Senior Policy Analyst for the National Council of Urban Indian Health and a legal technical adviser to the Tribal Technical Advisory Group  to the Centers of Medicaid and Medicare (TTAG: CMS). She received her JD from Georgetown University Law Center with a focus on legislative advocacy.