Ph.D. Candidate: International Relations
Economic Sanctions, Targeted Sanctions, Coercion, Foreign Policy, International Organizations, and Time Series Analysis
Caileigh is a PhD Candidate emphasizing international relations and comparative politics. Her dissertation project, titled “The Financialization of Foreign Policy: Government Responses to Targeted Financial Sanctions,” examines the conditions under which governments respond to sanctions imposed on their citizens’ firms.
Her research interests lie at the intersection of international security and international political economy, particularly the use of economic tools for political purposes. In addition to financial sanctions, Caileigh’s research projects examine international organizations and democratization. She received her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016 and she graduated with a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Political Science from Oklahoma State University in 2015.
The Financialization of Foreign Policy: Government Responses to Targeted Financial Sanctions
Wisconsin Project on International Relations Research Grant
Summer Initiative Award
Honored Instructor Award