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IQMR 2022 – Research Design Discussion Group Schedule 




1.1.1  Yue Lin, Why Foreign Investment Fuels Social Conflicts in Africa?,, UC Berkeley 

1.1.2  Matthew Koo, Foreign interference in societies,, Yale University 


1.2 RIZZO 

1.2.1  Yujin Julia Jung, Populist Attitude and Populist Rhetoric,;, University of Missouri 

1.2.2  Jonatan Lemus Avila, Defeating populists in power: a theory of opposition's electoral success against populist incumbents,, University of Texas at Austin 



1.3.1  Jonathan McPhilamy, Unpacking the Black Box: Explaining Variation in Civilian Control of the United States Military, JMCPHIL2@ND.EDU, The University of Notre Dame 

1.3.2  Prajakta Gupte, Privatizing Military Businesses: The Origins of Military's Economic Exit and Persistence Under Democracy,, University of Florida 



1.4.1  Ilyssa Yahmi, Economic Actors and Transformative Conflict Dynamics: the Effects of Smuggling on Violence and Groups' Line of Conduct in the Sahel Region,, Temple University 

1.4.2  Sam Biasi, Insurgent Culture: Organizational Culture and the Strategies of Insurgency,, Boston College 



1.5.1  Sinduja Raja, Creating alternate worlds through social movements,, University of Denver 

1.5.2  Camila Paez, When Women Say "No More": Contentious Politics and Gender Policies,, Arizona State University 





2.1.1  Matt Brooke, Why broadcast anchors parties: Investigating the origins of conservative broadcasting's power within the Republican Party,, Harvard University  

2.1.2  Robert Oldham, Events, Crises, and Congressional Action,, Princeton University 


2.2 RIZZO 

2.2.1  Samantha Cooney, The Spectrum of Challenge: State Repression and Protest Issue,, University of New Mexico 

2.2.2  Khasan Redjaboev, How Forced Labor Shaped States and Societies,, University of Wisconsin-Madison 



2.3.1  John Helferich, When The Myth Justifies the Means: European Defence Cooperation in the Age of Global Power Transitions,, University of Oxford 

2.3.2  Yuji Maeda, The Index of Power: War, Prestige, and Alliances,, University of Virginia 



2.4.1  Sophia Birchinger, Local perceptions of coercion in AU peacebuilding,, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt. 

2.4.2  Gaea Morales, Agents of Mass Construction: Cities as Missing Link in Global-Urban Governance,, University of Southern California 



2.5.1  Kate Bellchambers, Discourses of development in Indigenous Ranger Programs: an analysis of Government policy and Indigenous practice in the Gulf Country, Queensland,, Australian National University 

2.5.2  Emily Russell, Semi-Sovereignty in Indigenous India,, Stanford University 





3.1.1  Chengyu Fu, Corruption and Tax Evasion: A Survey Experimental Design,, Harvard University 

3.1.2  Yamile Guibert, The Politics of Accountability: Party Strength, Patronage, and the State in Latin America,, Cornell University 



3.2.1  Amara Galileo, Democratic Dividends in Africa: Evidence from Nigeria, South Africa, and Ghana,, University of Delaware 

3.2.2  Fatih Cetin, Racial Enfranchisement As A Distinct Act of Democratization: Comparative Historical Analysis of the United States, Germany, and Austria,, University of Massachusetts Amherst 



3.3.1  Jonathan Shine, Educating American Generals: Does Professional Military Education Improve Battlefield Performance?,, University of Pittsburgh 

3.3.2  Benjamin Harris, The Times Are Changing: Novel Technology and the Likelihood of War,, MIT 


3.4 GRANT 

3.4.1  Lucia Vitale, The Borders of Global Health Citizenship,, University of California, Santa Cruz 

3.4.2  Nathanial Walker, Legalizing Sovereignty at its Furthest Extents: Explaining Governance in the Global Commons,, Brandeis University 



3.5.1  Siddhartha Baral, Democracy, Disease, and LGBT+ Civil Society in the Global South,, UC San Diego 

3.5.2  Audrey Elliott, Transgender Immigration Detention,, University of Denver 


MONDAY 6/20 



4.1.1  Tyler Parker, Why Do Smaller Partners Decide to Support Larger Partners' Foreign Policy Plans?,, Boston College 

4.1.2  Shannon Hartmann, Local Triggers of Terrorism: Understanding Terrorism Through Spatiotemporal Cluster Analysis,, University of Nevada, Reno 



4.2.1  Vanessa Navarro Rodriguez, Fragmented Indigenous Struggle: Contentious Politics and the Mapuche in Chile,, UC Berkeley 

4.2.2  Lourdes Aguas, The institutionalization of norms: Interpreting, adapting, and implementing the Rights of Nature and the Right to Prior Consultation in Ecuador.,, SUNY Albany 



4.3.1  Lauren Baker, The Politics of Garbage at Sites of Global Environmental Governance,, Northwestern University 

4.3.2  Kaleigh Karageorge, What Effect Does the Degree of Alignment Between Environmental Groups' Goals and Tactics Have on Partnership Outcomes? A Survey Experiment,, Purdue University 


4.4 CYR 

4.4.1  Aurora Sun (Ling), Authoritarian Soft Power,, Princeton University 

4.4.2  Wenyan Deng, Drivers of Authoritarian Trade Liberalization,, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 



4.5.1  Iona Summerson, Relationships with geological nature on terrestrial and extraterrestrial mining peripheries,, SOAS University of London 

4.5.2  Iver Johnson, Flexible Borders and Hierarchies of Being: Biopolitical Animality in Global Politics,, New School for Social Research 


4.6 ELMAN 

4.6.1  Gabriella Gricius, Is the Arctic Heating Up? Complicating the Picture of Arctic Securitization,, Colorado State University 

4.6.2  András Bartok, Setting Suns: A comparative study of the social and political securitization of demographic ageing in Japan and Hungary,, University of Public Service (Hungary) 





5.1.1  Anum Syed, Identities, Borders, and Immigrant Collective Action: The Legal Mobilization of Dalit Rights in the United Kingdom and United States,, George Washington University 

5.1.2  Laura Lopez Perez, The legacies of collective action: mobilization of victims of violence in the criminal wars in Mexico,, University of Notre Dame 



5.2.1  Katharin Tai, Judgmental Paper Tigers: How states use stigma and technology to compensate for weak institutions,, MIT 

5.2.2  Ashley Khor, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for the Public Sector,, University of Pittsburgh 



5.3.1  Badr Karkbi, Political Science in North Africa: Teaching, challenges and perspectives,, Mundiapolis University 

5.3.2  Audrey Kalindi, Community experience and perceptions of maternal health services across the continuum of care in Zambia.,,  

5.3.3, Amina Karoui, Democratic Moments in Media and Journalistic Rhetoric: A Case Study of Tunisia's Political and Media Sceneries,, Faculty of Arts, Letters and Humanities of Manouba, Tunis 


5.4 CYR 

5.4.1  Mariah Thornton, Authoritarian interference and democratic deterrence: How Taiwan’s countermeasures against China’s interference are consolidating its democracy,, London School of Economics  

5.4.2  Felipe Ribeiro, Controlling crime: Infrastructure and organized crime decision-making,, Temple University 



5.5.1  Bethany Tietjen, Mobility in a Changing Climate: An Analysis of U.S. Policy and Discourse on Climate-Related Migration,, Tufts 

5.5.2  Isabella Bellezza-Smull, Border Control Beyond Borders: Networked Professionals & the Governance of International Flows,, Brown University 





6.1.1  Makena Micheni, Imagined Ties that Bind: Exploring the role of ethnicity in non-ethnic armed groups in sub-Saharan Africa,, London School of Economics  

6.1.2  Shivaji Mukherjee, Hindu Nationalism and vigilante violence against Ethnic Minorities in India,, University of Toronto 



6.2.1  Neslihan McCorkel, Job Search Methods: Do They Have a Significant Impact on Refugees' Wages?,, George Mason University 

6.2.2  Keely Eshenbaugh, Remain or Leave: A Mixed Methods Case Study of Labor Union's and Business' Trade Preferences during Brexit,, University of Nevada, Reno 



6.3.1  Hailey Heinz, Who Are Child Care Subsidies For? Effects of Program Governance on Eligibility Policy in Two American States,, University of New Mexico 

6.3.2  Deviana Dewi, From Thought to Action: How Nutrition Became a Policy Priority in Indonesia,, SAIS Johns Hopkins University  


6.4 CYR 

6.4.1  Suzanne Freeman, The Spy and the (Autocratic) State: Theory and Politics of Civil-Intelligence Relations,, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 

6.4.2  Haley Allen, Staffing the Secret Police: Security Personnel in Authoritarian Argentina,, Yale University  



6.5.1  Sara Ravnkilde Nielsen, How can leaders build strong social relationships within organizations? An integrative conceptual framework of relations-oriented leadership,, University of Southern Denmark 

6.5.2  Elin Berlin, Honor Based Violence Policies in Sweden,, University of Maryland 




7.1 OANA 

7.1.1  Jennie Barker, Standing up for Democracy? Democracy Promotion under Emerging Multipolarity,, University of California-Berkeley 

7.1.2  Lukasz Niparko, Civil Society response to the erosion of Democracy in Poland: A Mixed Methods Study,, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 



7.2.1  Firat Kimya, Party Institutionalization and Democratic Consolidation,, University of Virginia 

7.2.2  Anqi Yang, Bourgeoisie and the State: Coalition and Regime Outcome,, University of Florida 



7.3.1  Diana Park, Nonviolent Civil Resistance in Authoritarian Cyberspace Environments,, The Fletcher School 

7.3.2  Fahmida Zaman, Understanding Political Control of the Internet in Non-Democracies: A Mixed-method Approach,, University of Delaware 



7.4.1  Wenxin Li, Japan's diplomatic capacity to shape the regional order of Indo-Pacific,, University of Delaware 

7.4.2  Shaimaa Magued, Turkey's Shift to Reconciliation with Egypt: The State-Society Relations Approach and Foreign Policy-Making in Authoritarian Regimes,, Austrian Institute for International Affairs 



7.5.1  Eun-A Park, Inter-coethnic attitudes and sense of belonging in South Korea,, University of California, Riverside  

7.5.2  Megan Dias, Cities Creating Citizens? Examining the causes and effects of local efforts to incorporate immigrants in the United States,, University of Texas at Austin 

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