Graduate Students

Gargi Aleaz  (MA: University of Jadavpur, India, 2008)
MA: University of Tromso, Norway, 2011
MA: Louisiana State University, 2016
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: galeaz1@lsu.edu
 
Jacob D. Ball (BA: Ohio University-Ironton, 2008)
MA: Miami University, 2009
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: jball8@lsu.edu
 
John Boersma (BA: Ave Maria University, 2011)
JD/MA: St. John’s University, 2015
Ph.D. Candidate | First Field: Political Theory | Second Field: Comparative Politics
 
Kevin D. Bradley  (BS: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, 1999)
MA: Georgetown University, 2009
MA: Louisiana State University, 2016
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: International Relations  |  2nd Field: American Politics
email: kbrad17@lsu.edu 
 
Steven Brailsford (BA: Louisiana State University, 2016)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
 
Simeon Burns (BS: University of Nebraska Omaha, 2012)
MS: University of Nebraska Omaha, 2014 
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: International Relations
 
Alex D. Cole  (BA: Columbus State University, 2013)
MA: Louisiana State University, 2015
Ph.D. Candidate | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: acole42@lsu.edu
 
Matthew Connell (MA: Louisiana State University, 2009)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: mconne6@lsu.edu
 
Andrea Conque-Johnson  (MA: Louisiana State University, 2002)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: aconqu2@lsu.edu | Curriculum Vitae
 
 
Christina Cota-Robles  (BA: Florida Southern College, 2014)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics  
email: ccotar1@lsu.edu
 
Nicholas Davis  (BA: Taylor University, 2010)
MA:  Louisiana State University, Aug. 2015
Ph.D. Candidate | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: nickdavis@gmail.com
 
Erin El Koubi
 
Angela Farizo McCarthy (MA: Southeastern Louisiana University, 2012)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: afariz2@lsu.edu
 
Richard Ganske
 
James Gilley (MA: Louisiana State University)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Comparative Politics  |  2nd Field: International Relations
email: jgille4@lsu.edu
 
Sylvia Gonzalez (MA: Texas Woman's University, 2015)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
 
Serap Gur  (MBA: Gaziantep University, Turkey, 2009)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Comparative Politics  |  2nd Field: International Relations
email: sgur2@lsu.edu
 
Rodolfo Hernandez  ( BA: St. John's College, 1999)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: rodolfokhernandez@yahoo.com
 
Jill Hickson  (BA: American University, 1992)
JD/MA: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2000
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: jhick21@lsu.edu
 
Lindsay A. Horn  (BA: State University of New York, 2002)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: International Relations
email: lhorn1@lsu.edu
 
Joshua Hostetter  (MA: Indiana University-Purdue University, 2011)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: jhoste3@campus.lsu.edu
 
Sean Illing (MA: University of West Florida, 2009)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: International Relations
email: sillin2@lsu.edu 
 
Eugene B. Johnson (MA: Southern University, 2016) 
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics 
 
Laura E. Kaehler  (BA: Louisiana State University, 2013)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: International Relations
email: lkaehl1@lsu.edu
 
Tonya Kenny  (BA: Louisiana State University, 2011)
Graduate Student  |  1st Field: Comparative Politics  |  2nd Field: Methodology
 
Hoojung Kim  (MA: University of Colorado, 2012)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: hkim37@lsu.edu
 
John Kitch  (BA: Baylor University, 2010)
MA: University of Oklahoma, 2012
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Political Theory  | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: jkitch1845@gmail.com
 
 
Liang Kong  (MA: Foreign Affairs College, 2011)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: kongliang2011@126.com
 
Michal Kuz (MA: University of Warsaw, Poland, 2009)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: mkuz2@tigers.lsu.edu
 
Igor Kuznetsov (MA: Institute of Management, Business & Law, 2009)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: International Relations
email: ikuzne1@lsu.edu
 
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M. Liz Lebron   (BA: Boston University, 2008)
MA: Southern Illinois University, 2012
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Mass Comm/Public Policy
email: mlebro1@tigers.lsu.edu
 
Benjamin Mabry  (BA: University of New Orleans, 2008)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: bmabry2@lsu.edu
 
Max Magaña (BA: )
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Methodology
 
James W. Marchbanks  (BA: Southeastern Louisiana University, 2013)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: jmarc13@tigers.lsu.edu
 
Austin Matthews (MA: Texas State University, 2013)
Ph.D. Candidate  |  1st Field: Comparative Politics  |  2nd Field: International Relations
 
Jonathan Nickens (MA: University of Texas at San Antonio, 2010)
Ph.D. Candidate | 1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
 
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Connie Point  (BA: University of Louisiana, Monroe, 2011)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: conniepoint@yahoo.com
 
Dan Qi (MPA: Southern Utah University, 2016)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: International Relations
email: dqi2@lsu.edu
 
Michael Reed  (BA: Louisiana Tech, 2014)
Graduate Student  |  1st Field: International Relations  |  2nd Field:  Political Theory
 
Jennifer Richard  (MA: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2007; LSU, 2009)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: Political Theory  |  2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: jvrichard@gmail.com
 
Margaret Mary Riley (BA: Agnes Scott College, 2015)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
 
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Omar Safir  
 
Fevzi Sarac  (BA: Istanbul University, 2007)
MA: Long Island University, 2011
Ph.D. Candidate  |  1st Field: International Relations  |  2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: fsarac1@lsu.edu
 
Stephen Savage  (MPA: Auburn University, 2008)
Graduate Student  |  1st Field: Political theory  |  2nd Field: American Politics
email: ssavag5@lsu.edu 
 
Eric Schmidt (BA: Hope College, 2009)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: eschmidt47@gmail.com
 
 
Jacob Seigler  (MA: Texas State University, 2008)
Ph.D. Candidate  |  1st Field: Political Theory  |  2nd Field: American Politics
email: jakewf@gmail.com
 
Trevor Shelley  (BA: Concordia University, Montreal 2005)
MA: University of Calgary, 2007
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: tshell1@lsu.edu
 
Brook Spurlock
 
Cory Sukala (BA: Saint Vincent College, 2009)
MA: University of Toronto, 2010
Ph.D. Candidate   |  1st Field: Political Theory  |  2nd Field: American Politics
email: cory.sukala@gmail.com
 
Tatum Taylor (BA: Louisiana State University, 2016)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field:Comparative Politics
 
Stacy Terrio  (BA: Louisiana State University, 2006)
Graduate Student  |  1st Field: American Politics  |  2nd Field: Comparative Politics
 
Drew K. Thompson  (BA: Murray State University, 2004)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Politics Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
email: dthom35@lsu.edu
 
Michael Toje  (BA: Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, 2009)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: Political Theory
email: michael.toje@gmail.com
 
B. Gabriela Vitela  (MA: University of Texas, 2011)
Ph.D. Candidate  | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: gabi.vitela@gmail.com
 
Leah Voisin  (BA: Southeastern Louisiana University, 2005)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: lvoisi1@tigers.lsu.edu
 
Huan Wang (MA: Xi’an Jiaotong University (China), 2017)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: Methodology
 
Colin Ward (BA: Loyola University, New Orleans, 2011)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: International Relations
email: cjamesward@gmail.com
 
Stephen M. Wolfe  (BA: U.S. Military Academy,  West Point, 2008)
Graduate Student | 1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: swolfe5@lsu.edu