Andy Halterman, postdoc NYU Data Science, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University (starting 2022) | new methods for text analysis; civil war
Matt Cancian | soldier psychology; irregular warfare; Kurdistan
Aidan Milliff | responses to experiencing violence; political psychology; South Asia
Nasir Almasri | social movements facing repression; Middle East
Elizabeth Parker-Magyar | public employment and protest; Jordan; Syria
Jasmine English | religion; political behavior
Max Kuhelj Bugaric (Harvard) | time horizons; interstate conflict; measuring time preferences from text
Marsin Alshamary (defended 2020), Postdoc, Brookings | religious authority; rebellion; Iraq; Shi'i Islam
Kacie Miura (defended 2020), Assistant Professor, University of San Diego | security dimensions of IPE; China
Vincent Bauer (Stanford, defended 2019), Center for Naval Analyses | military doctrine; counter-insurgency; Iraq war
George Yin (Harvard, defended 2017), Postdoc at Dartmouth | IR theory
Roozbeh Safshekan, 2019-2020. Postdoc at UCSD.
Santiago Segarra, 2016-2018, co-supervised with Ali Jadbabaie. Assistant Professor, Rice University (Electrical Engineering).
Letters of Recommendation
17.416. Theoretical Models in IR and CP (Graduate - new course)
A seminar on how to develop elegant, creative, satisfying, and useful theories of politics.
17.426. Empirical Models in IR and CP (Graduate - offered most years)
A seminar on the philosophy and practice of statistical modeling, as applied in International Relations and Comparative Politics.
17.41. Introduction to International Relations (Undergraduate - offered all years)
An introduction to theories and evidence on the causes of conflict and cooperation in the international system.
17.568. Comparative Politics and International Relations of the Middle East (Graduate - offered according to student demand.)
A seminar covering major themes and works in the field of Middle East Politics.
17.850. Political Science Scope and Method (Graduate - offered every year)
An introduction to research design and research practice for graduate students.