Meet Our Team

Core Members

Dr. Amy Liu

Dr. Amy Liu

Co-Director

Dr. Hannah Walker

Dr. Hannah Walker

Faculty Fellow

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Dr. Angela Gutierrez

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Dr. Jangai Jap

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Marcel Roman

Dr. Marcel Roman

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Roman Hlatky

Lab Manager

Affiliated Fellows

Mike Medeiros

Mike Medeiros

Research Fellow 
University of Texas at Austin

Zsombor Csata

Zsombor Csata

Research Fellow
Babeș-Bolyai University (Romania)
Center for Social Sciences (Hungary)

Andrej Findor

Andrej Findor

Research Fellow
Comenius University (Slovakia)

Graduate Students

Chew, Keith Padraic

Interest: Intersectionality, legislatures, institutions

Compton, Betty

Interest: Language politics, the former Soviet Union, media

Dunphy, Peter

Interest: Language politics, the former Soviet Union, media

Hlatky, Roman

Interest: International actors, political opinion, nationalist voting, Eastern Europe

Martin, Matt

Interest: Religion and politics, urban politics, immigration

Osa, Godswill

Interest: Polarization, persuasion, political behavior, political psychology, race

Pitre Young, Ariel

Interest: Nationalism, Eastern Europe, music and politics, national anthems

Power, Eoin

Interest: Institutions, ethnic politics, Eastern Europe & the Balkans

Selsky, Sam

Interest: Middle East politics, forced migration, religion and politics

Shannon, Brooke

Interest: Urban politics, local government, race and ethnic politics, agenda setting, policy process

Smith, Katy

Interest: Protests, gendered language, Southeast Asia

Sullivan, Miranda

Interest: Religion and politics, urban politics, immigration

Verrilli, Allison

Interest: Behavior, policing, gentrification

Ward, Daisy

Interest: Bureaucracy, state formation, historical political economy, Latin American politics

Yoo, Ethan

Interest: Political psychology, group identity politics, experimental method