Dissertation: “Aiding and Abetting: Foreign Aid and State Coercion.”
Fields: International Relations & Comparative Politics (Post-Communist Countries/Southeast Asia)
Committee: Stephen M. Saideman (chair), T.V. Paul, and Juliet Johnson.
M.A. Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 2006.
Thesis: “Terrorism in Authoritarian Regimes: Defining the Cycle of Repression and Violence in Uzbekistan.”
B.A. International Development and Russian Studies (First Class Joint Honours), McGill University, 2004.
Introductory and Intermediate NVivo; Multi-Level Modeling in STATA, Center for Teaching, Research and Learning,
Pooled Time-Series Cross-Sectional Analysis, Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis
Short Course on Multi-Method Research, American Political Science Association Convention
Introduction to R and Survival and Event History Analysis in R, ECPR Summer School in Methods
Advanced Empirical Methods (Quantitative Analysis), McGill University
Advanced Russian (5+ years) and French