Political Science Department
Comparative Politics and International Relations, 2003-present. Specialist in democratization, ethnic conflict, security issues and corruption. Regional expertise across the former Soviet Union, Middle East and Africa. Advisor to Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society and member of the Academic Integrity Committee.
Ph.D. - Brown University Political Science, 1997-2003 â€¢ Major fields: Comparative Politics / International Relations â€¢ Minor field: Political Theory
M. A. - University of London School of Slavonic and East European Studies Contemporary Russian Studies, 1993-1994. â€¢ Major field: the politics of democratic transition â€¢ Minor fields: judiciary/legal reform and economic development
B.A. - Colgate University Russian Studies, 1989-1993. â€¢ Major field: Language acquisition â€¢ Minor fields: Political reform, socio-cultural research and history