I very much enjoy working with students, and have had the
privilege of working with many excellent ones. Here I provide a list of current and past students I have advised or on whose dissertation committees I have served. If you are interested in working with me, I strongly recommend you: 1) check out the work on my Research page to assess fit and 2) contact me via e-mail.
Current Ph.D. Advisees with Summary of Interests
- Gloria Cheung [Co-advised with Eddy Malesky]: Interested in authoritarian regimes and control, elite defection, social networks.
- Pei-Yu Wei: Interested in sanctions, international political economy, formal theory.
- Anisha Datta [Co-advised with Livia Schubiger]: Interested in identity formation, migration.
Former Ph.D. Advisees
- So Jin Lee [Co-advised with Peter Feaver]: Duke Ph.D. 2021, Current Position: M.I.T. Security Studies Program.
- Marco Morucci [Co-advised with Cynthia Rudin]: Duke Ph.D. 2021, Methods for Robust and Interpretable Causal Inference and Analysis of Image Data for Political Science, Current Position: Moore-Sloan faculty fellow at New York University’s Center for Data Science.
- Margaret Foster: Duke Ph.D. 2020, Between a Hammer and an Anvil: Bottom-Up Organizational Transformation, Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill.
- Katie Webster [Co-advised with Kyle Beardsley]: Duke Ph.D. 2019, Rethinking Civil War, Current Position: RS21.
- Christine Mele [Co-advised with Will Moore]: FSU Ph.D. 2013, Terrorism, Provocation, and Mobilization, Current Position: Data Governance Analyst, Clayton Homes.
- Carlisle Rainey [Co-advised with Bob Jackson], FSU Ph.D. 2013, Essays on the Role and Function of Political Parties, Current Position: Associate Professor at the Florida State University.
Current Ph.D. Committees
Former Ph.D. Committees
- Gabriel Madson (Duke, 2021)
- Tusi (Ündes) Wen (Duke, 2020)
- Frances Duffy (UNC, 2020)
- Daniel Gustafson (UNC, 2020)
- Chong Chen (Duke, 2019)
- Noa Cnaan-On (Duke, 2019)
- Howard Liu (Duke, 2019)
- Chelsea Estancona (UNC, 2018)
- Xiaoli Guo (FSU, 2018)
- Asli Cansunar (Duke, 2018)
- Sophie Lee (Duke, 2017)
- Max Gallop (Duke, 2015)
- Ammar Shamaileh (FSU, 2015)
- Marius Radean (FSU, 2013)
- Daniel Hill (FSU, 2012)
- Nate Lee (FSU, 2012)
- Daniel Milton (FSU 2012)
- Sunhee Park (FSU, 2012)
- Justin Conrad (FSU, 2011)
- Robert Parillo (FSU, 2009)
Undergraduate Honors Advisees
- Danielle French (Duke, 2018)
- Nick Johnston (Duke, 2017)
- Julia Janco (Duke, 2015)
- Michael Brandow (FSU, 2008)
- Wesley Yeary (FSU, 2007)