Job Market Candidates in Political Science

Placement Director

Professor Banks Miller
(972) 883-2930

2015 - 2016   Job Market Candidates

Razan Albanna

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Research Interests: Political Repression and International Law, Comparative Regime Behavior,
Comparative Constitutions, and the Middle East Politics.

Laura N. Bell

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Dissertation: Repercussions of Political Assassinations: A Post-Assassination Institutional
Analysis, 1970-2012
Research Interests: Political Assassinations, Political Violence, International Security, Transitional
Justice, the Middle East and Africa.
Advisor: Patrick T. Brandt

Iliyan R. Iliev

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Dissertation: Energy Policy and Lobbying Dynamics in the U.S. Senate
Research Interests: Congress, Contributions and Lobbying, Legislative Rhetoric, Methodology
Advisor: Patrick T. Brandt

Casper Kamau

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Dissertation: National Level Tolerance for Neo-Autogenous (Customary) Law in Sub-Saharan Africa
Research Interests: African Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics, International
Human Rights, Comparative Courts and Law
Advisor: Linda Camp Keith

Patrick Larue

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Dissertation: Understanding Terrorism: Three New Looks
Research Interests: Security and Terrorism, Human Rights, International Conflict, Regional Politics
(East Asia, Middle East, Africa)
Advisor: Jennifer Holmes

Calin Scoggins

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Dissertation: Religion and Security: Towards a New Data Set and Increased Understanding
Research Interests: International security, religion and politics, political philosophy, comparative
constitutions, philosophy of social science
Advisor: Linda Camp Keith