Lotem Bassan-Nygate

Position title: Ph.D. Student: International Relations

Email: lbassan@wisc.edu

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Research Interests:

Political psychology, Norms, International organizations, Experiments.

Biography:

Lotem Bassan-Nygate is a Ph.D. student in the Political Science department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lotem’s research lies in the intersection of political psychology and international institutions. She studies how international actors shape domestic norms and public opinion, with a regional focus on human rights in Israel. Lotem holds a B.A. (magna cum laude) in International Relations and Communications and a M.A. (magna cum laude) in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

Lotem is currently the graduate student coordinator of the Models and Data workshop, the Experimental Politics workshop, and the co-coordinator of the International Relations Colloquium.

Office hours:

Tuesdays from 9:50-10:50 at the TA office in North Hall

Wednesdays from 11:30-12:30 at Colective coffee on state street

Awards:

Graduate Student Travel/Research Grant Competition, Wisconsin Project on International Relations – 2020

Political Science Summer Initiative funding, University of Wisconsin – Madison –  2020

George and Sylvia Laikin Prize, Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison – 2020

Graduate Student Travel/Research Grant Competition, Wisconsin Project on International Relations – 2019

Political Science Summer Initiative funding, University of Wisconsin – Madison – 2019

Charles and Gayle Mazursky Student Support Fund, Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison – 2018

Isaac and Ida Lipton Study Abroad Fellowship Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison – 2018

Graduate School Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison – 2018-2019