Ph.D. Placements


D.J. Flynn Dartmouth College Postdoctoral Fellow
Kevin Levay FrameWorks Institute Researcher
Heather Madonia Direct Opinions Research Analyst
Rahul Mediratta Brown University Postdoctoral Fellow
Sally Nuamah Princeton University Postdoctoral Fellow
Mona Oraby Indiana University Postdoctoral Fellow
Silvia Otero Bahamon Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia Assistant Professor
Ari Shaw Gill Foundation Program Officer
Desiree Weber College of Wooster Assistant Professor
Dong Zhang Stanford University Postdoctoral Fellow

2015 Graduates

Mert Arslanalp Bogazici University Assistant Professor
Gustavo Duncan Cruz Universidad de los Andes Assistant Professor
Jennifer Forestal Stockton College Assistant Professor
Valarie Freeland Simon Fraser University Postdoctoral Fellow
Mauro Gilli Dartmouth College Postdoctoral Researcher
Olivier Henripin Loyola University, Chicago Assistant Professor
Aditi Malik Pennsylvania State University

Postdoctoral Researcher

Rachel Moskowitz Trinity College

Assistant Professor

Kevin Mullinix Appalachian State University Assistant Professor
Andre Munro PressReader Manager, Content
Maavi Norman IRIS International Consulting, LLC President
David Steinberg Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) Assistant Professor
Daniel Szarke United States Air Force Academy Assistant Professor
2014 graduates
Student Name Institution Position
Laura De Olden Princeton University Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer in International and Public Affairs
Marissa Brookes University of California, Riverside Assistant Professor
Ross Carroll University of Exeter Permanent Lecturer of Political Theory 
Jesse Dillon Savage Trinity College, Dublin Assistant Professor
Elise Dufief Transparency International Project Officer
Diego Finchelstein Business School of Universidad de San Andres Assistant Professor
Khairunnisa Mohamedali Ideas Couture, Toronto Resident Ethnographer
Jackie McAllister Kenyon College Assistant Professor
Menaka Philips Tulane University Professor of Practice
Joshua Robsion Aarhus University

Postdoctoral Researcher

2013 graduates
Student Name Institution Position
Emily Alvarez National Opinion Research Center
Sean Burns Northwestern University – Qatar Lecturer in Residence
Julieta Suarez Cao Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile Assistant Professor
Meredith Czaplewski National Opinion Research Center
Mneesha Gellman Emerson College Assistant Professor
Brian Harrison                  Northwestern University Lecturer
Samara Klar University of Arizona Assistant Professor
Cari Hennessy Harry S. Truman College, Chicago Director of Strategic Initiatives
Romain Malejacq Columbia University Visiting Scholar
Juan Olmeda El Colegio de Mexico Assistant Professor
David Steinberg University of Oregon Assistant Professor
Christopher Swarat Center for International Business at California State University, Fullerton Director
Salvador Vazquez del Maercado Office of the President of Mexico Director of Public Opinion
Martin Walter InterAmerican Development Bank
Ariel Zellman Bar Ilan University Assistant Professor
2012 graduates
Student Name Institution Position
Jennifer Cyr University of Arizona Assistant Professor
Christopher Day College of Charleston Assistant Professor
Laura Ephraim Williams College Assistant Professor
Florencia Guerzovich Transparency Accountability Initiative Program Officer
Andrew Kelly University of California at Berkley Postdoc
Erin Kimball Damman Florida International University Assistant Professor
Kendra Koivu Univeristy of New Mexico Assistant Professor
Thomas Leeper Aarhus University Postdoctoral Researcher
Ji Li Rutgers School of Law Assistant Professor
Douglas Thompson University of South Carolina Assistant Professor
2011 graduates
Student Name Institution Position
Toby Bolsen Georgia State University Assistant Professor
Michelle Christensen Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service Analyst in Government Organization and Management
Francesco Ragazzi Leiden University Assistant Professor
Kai Zeng Institutional Clients Group, Citigroup Inc. Associate
2010 graduates
Student Name Institution Position
Demetra Kasimis University of Chicago Assistant Professor
Natacha Lemasle Fragile States and Social Development Unit, World Bank Social Development Specialist
David Tully US Department of State, Foreign Affairs Research Analyst
Student Name Institution Position
Lee Seymour Université de Montréal Associate Professor
Birol Baskan Qatar University Assistant Professor
Daniel Bergen Michigan State University Assistant Professor
Jean-Francois Godbout University of Montreal - Political Science Department Assistant Professor
Dukhong Kim University of Illinois at Chicago Visiting Assistant Professor
Ji Li Rutgers University School of Law Assistant Professor
Lida Maxwell Trinity College Tenure Track Position
Claire Metelits William and Mary Visiting Professor
Ella Myers University of Utah Assistant Professor
Aili Tripp University of Wisconsin - Madison Assistant Professor,Director, Center for Research on Gender and Women
Antonia Maioni McGill University Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar , Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Pierre Martin University of Montreal Assistant Professor
Catherine Paden Simmons College Assistant Professor
Patrick Johnston RAND Corporation Political Scientist
Rebecca Oliver Miami University Assistant Professor
Christopher Skeaff University of Michigan MSF Postdoctoral Fellow