The Department of Government
The Department of Government

Comparative Politics

andrewsCaitlin Andrews-Lee
Dissertation: Charisma Lives On: A Study of Peronism and Chavismo
Advisor: Kurt Weyland
Interests: Political behavior, political parties, charisma, Latin America, research methods

Omar FrancoOmar Awapara Franco
Dissertation: The Geography of Free Trade: Explaining Variation in Trade Policy in Latin America.
Advisors: Raul Madrid & Rachel Wellhausen
Interests: Comparative Politics, Political Economy, Political Regimes and Institutions, Latin American Politics

guiler Kimberly Guiler
Dissertation: Trusting the Faithful: Why Ordinary Muslims Elect Islamists
Advisor: Daniel Brinks
Interests: Middle East politics; voting behavior; Islamist movements; religion and politics; hybrid regimes; survey, experimental and quantitative methodologies

 KaoJay Kao
Dissertation: Essays on Political Persuasion in Greater China
Advisor: Xiaobo Lü
Interests: Political communication, political behavior, public opinion, Chinese politics, experimental methods

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