Hi! I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Government at Cornell University. My dissertation research focuses on everyday forms of violence, gender, and the politics of the welfare state with a focus on highly industrialized countries, particularly in Europe. In 2018-2019, I received a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation (Award #1746065) for my dissertation fieldwork, and in 2019-2020, I will be a predoctoral fellow at the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. In addition to my work on violence, I am also interested in the relationship between gender and institutions, including the representation and incorporation of women.
Prior to studying at Cornell, I received a M.A. (Hons) in International Relations from the University of Chicago and a B.A. (Hons) in Politics and International Studies, and History from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
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