Academic Placements

Academic: Postdocs to Tenured Positions

Positions as of Fall 2022 (& initial placement, if applicable)

Lotem Halevy, Ph.D. 2024 (expected), Post-Doctoral Fellow in the “Politics of Inequality” Cluster of Excellence, University of Konstanz, Germany (2024-2026).

Rachel Hulvey, Ph.D. 2024 (expected), Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard-Columbia China and the World Program (2024-2025). Assistant Professor TT at Indiana University, starting Fall 2025.

Amber Mackey, Ph.D. 2024 (expected), Assistant Professor TT at University of Virginia, starting Fall 2024.

Sabrina Arias, Ph.D. 2023, Assistant Professor TT at Lehigh University from Fall 2024 (previously Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Niehaus Center for Globalization & Governance, Princeton University, 2023-2024).

Christopher Blair, Ph.D. 2023, Assistant Professor TT at Princeton University since Fall 2023 (previously Lecturer at Princeton University in 2022-23).

Rithika Kumar, Ph.D. 2023, Assistant Professor TT at Rice University, starting Fall 2024 (previously Post-Doctoral Fellow at Niehaus Center for Globalization & Governance, Princeton University, 2023-2024).

Gino Pauselli, Ph.D. 2023, Assistant Professor TT at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, starting Fall 2024 (previously Post-Doctoral Fellow at Niehaus Center for Globalization & Governance, Princeton University, 2023-2024).

Hadass Silver, Ph.D. 2023, Visiting Faculty Fellow, McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, Princeton University.

Emily Regier, Ph.D. 2023, Assistant Professor TT at University of Missouri (affiliated with Kinder Institute for Constitutional Democracy) from Fall 2023.

Meghan Garrity, Ph.D. 2022, Assistant Professor TT at George Mason University’s Schar School of Public Policy & Government from Fall 2023 (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard University, 2022-23).

Breanna Gray, Ph.D. 2022, Assistant Professor TT at University of Maryland from Fall 2023 (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C).

Siyao Li, Ph.D. 2022, Assistant Professor TT at University of Pittsburgh from Fall 2022.

Gabriel Salgado, Ph.D. 2022, Assistant Professor TT at Trinity College from Fall 2022.

Joshua Schwartz, Ph.D. 2022, Assistant Professor TT at Carnegie Mellon University from Fall 2023 (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow in Grand Strategy, Security & Statecraft at M.I.T, 2022-23).

Nathaniel Shils, Ph.D. 2022, Visiting Assistant Professor at Amherst College (2-year appointment), starting Fall 2024 (previously Visiting Assistant Professor at Wellesley College, 2023-2024, and Post-Doctoral Fellow in Israeli Studies at UCLA, 2022-2023).

Sumitra Badrinathan, Ph.D. 2021, Assistant Professor TT at American University from Fall 2022 (started as Reuters Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow at Oxford University).

Archana Kaku, Ph.D. 2021, Assistant Professor TT at William & Mary from Fall 2023 (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Consortium for Faculty Diversity, Muhlenberg College).

Evelyne Brie, Ph.D. 2021, Assistant Professor TT at University of Western Ontario from Fall 2022.

Shira Pindyck, Ph.D. 2021, Assistant Professor TT at Naval War College from Fall 2023 (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow in Technology & International Security at the University of California’s IGCC, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, 2021-23).

Karen Nershi, Ph.D. 2021, Assistant Professor TT at IE University, Madrid from Fall 2023 (started as Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation, CISAC).

Heather Swadley, Ph.D. 2021, Assistant Professor TT at Lehigh University from Fall 2023 (started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College, 2022-2023).

Katherine Rader, Ph.D. 2021, Assistant Professor TT at Christopher Newport University from Fall 2022 (started as APSA Congressional Research Fellow).

Gemma Dipoppa, Ph.D. 2020, Assistant Professor TT at Brown University from Fall 2022 (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Stanford University)

Gregory Koutnik, Ph.D. 2020, Visiting Assistant Professor at Beloit College from Fall 2022 (started as Visiting Assistant Professor of Government and Environmental Studies at Hamilton College)

Amber Hye-Yon Lee, Ph.D. 2020 (joint with Communications), Post-Doctoral Fellow at Ryerson University with Consortium for Electoral Democracy (C-Dem).

Brian Chao, Ph.D. 2020, Assistant Professor TT at Naval War College

Christopher Chiego, Ph.D. 2020, Assistant Professor TT at California State University Maritime Academy (started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Haverford College and Donald R. Beall Fellow at Naval Postgraduate School)

James Morone, Ph.D. 2020, Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University (started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Haverford College)

Keith Carter, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT at Naval Postgraduate School, starting Fall 2023 (was in U.S. Army, 2019-2023). 

Eunji Kim, Ph.D. 2019 (joint with Communications), Assistant Professor TT at Vanderbilt University (and Carter Family Dean's Faculty Fellow at Vanderbilt, 2020-22)

Ashley Gorham, Ph.D. 2019 Assistant Professor TT at Hamilton College (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Center for Human Values and the School of International and Public Affairs, Princeton University)

Ruolin Su, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)

Vivienne Born, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT at Texas Woman’s University

Vicki Gilbert, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT at Wofford College (started as Visiting Assistant Professor)

Patricia Posey, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT of Political Science (& Provost’s Post-Doctoral Fellow) at University of Chicago

Javier Revelo-Rebolledo, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT at Universidad del Rosario (Colombia)

Yu Zeng, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT at Peking University

Joanna Wuest, Ph.D. 2019, Assistant Professor TT at Mt. Holyoke College (started as Postdoctoral Fellow in LGBT Studies at Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Princeton University)

Isabel Perera, Ph.D. 2018, Assistant Professor TT at Cornell University

Hyun-Binn Cho, Ph.D. 2018, Assistant Professor TT at College of New Jersey

Anthony Grasso, Ph.D. 2018, Assistant Professor TT at Rutgers University -Camden (started as Assistant Professor at U.S. Military Academy)

Juman Kim, Ph.D. 2018, Assistant Professor TT at Towson University (started as Visiting Professor at University of Oregon)

Max Marguiles, Ph.D. 2018, Assistant Professor TT at U.S. Military Academy

Jeremy Springman, Ph.D. 2018, Senior Research Associate at DevLab and Political Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Dev Lab at Duke University)

Matthew D. Berkman, Ph.D. 2018, Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Oberlin College

Danielle Hanley, Ph.D. 2018, Assistant Professor TT in Political Science at Clark University (started as Visiting Professor at Rutgers University)

Matthew Kavanaugh, Ph.D. 2017, Assistant Professor TT of Global Health at Georgetown University (started as Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown)

Sidney Rothstein, Ph.D. 2017, Assistant Professor TT at Williams College (started as Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, and Visiting Assistant Professor at Haverford College)

Elspeth Wilson, Ph.D. 2017, Assistant Professor TT at Franklin & Marshall College

Robinson Woodward-Burns, Ph.D. 2017, Assistant Professor TT at Howard University

Emmerich Davies Escobar, Ph.D. 2016, Assistant Professor TT at Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Alexander R. Garlick, Ph.D. 2016, Assistant Professor TT at University of Vermont (started as Assistant Professor at The College of New Jersey and as American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow)

Matthew Mongiello, Ph.D. 2016, Assistant Professor TT at McDaniel College (started as Visiting Assistant Professor)

Sarah Diane Cate, Ph.D. 2016, Assistant Professor TT at Seattle University (started as Assistant Professor at University of Southern Mississippi and St. Louis University)

Daniel Moak, Ph.D. 2016, Assistant Professor TT at Connecticut College (started as Assistant Professor, Ohio University)

Basak Taraktas, Ph.D. 2016, Assistant Professor TT at Bogazici University, Turkey (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Northwestern University)

Osman Balkan, Ph.D. 2016, Visiting Assistant TT Professor at Swarthmore College and Faculty Fellow at University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies Fellow and the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business

Ellen Ann Donnelly, Ph.D. 2015, Assistant Professor TT at University of Delaware (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Pennsylvania)

Evan James Perkoski, Ph.D. 2015, Assistant Professor TT at University of Connecticut (started as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard University)

Joshua Darr, Ph.D. 2015, Associate Professor TT at Syracuse University

Kimberly Fields, Ph.D. 2015, Assistant Professor TT at University of Virginia’s Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American & African Studies

Ian Hartshorn, Ph.D. 2015, Tenured Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies at University of Nevada-Reno (started as Assistant Professor)

Andrew S. Levin, Ph.D. 2015, Assistant Professor TT at Connecticut College (started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College)

Stephan Stohler, Ph.D. 2014, Assistant Professor TT at University at Albany, SUNY

Begum Adalet, Ph.D. 2014, Assistant Professor TT at Cornell University (started as Faculty Fellow at New York University)

Chloe Bakalar, Ph.D. 2014, Assistant Professor TT at Temple University (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton University)

Thea Riofrancos, Ph.D. 2014, Assistant Professor TT at Providence College (started as Fellow at Kellogg Institute of International Studies, University of Notre Dame)

Allison Evans, Ph.D. 2014, Assistant Professor TT at University of Nevada-Reno (started as Assistant Professor at Western New Mexico University)

Piotr Szpunar, Ph.D. 2014 (joint with Communications), Assistant Professor TT in Department of Communications at University at Albany, SUNY (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania)

Michael Jurlando, Ph.D. 2014, Adjunct Associate Professor at Temple University (started at Lecturer at Stevens Institute of Technology (started as Adjunct Assistant Professor at Franklin & Marshall College)

David Bateman, Ph.D. 2013, Tenured Associate Professor at Cornell University (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton University)

Maria Cecilia Ostfeld, Ph.D. 2013, Assistant Professor TT at University of Michigan (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan)

Barbara Elias, Ph.D. 2013, Tenured Associate Professor at Bowdoin College (started as Assistant Professor)

Emily Thorson, Ph.D. 2013, Assistant Professor TT at Syracuse University (started as Assistant Professor at George Washington University)

Rosella Capella Zielinski, Ph.D. 2012, Tenured Associate Professor at Boston University (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Dartmouth College)

Murad Idris, Ph.D. 2012, Tenured Associate Professor at University of Michigan (started as Assistant Professor at University of Virginia and Mellon Post-Doctoral Diversity Fellow at Cornell University)

Dalei Jie, Ph.D. 2012, Tenured Associate Professor in School of International Studies at Peking University (started as Assistant Professor)

Timothy Weaver, Ph.D. 2012, Tenured Associate Professor at University at Albany, SUNY (started as Assistant Professor at University of Louisville)

Meral Ugur Cinar, Ph.D. 2012, Assistant Professor TT at Bilkent University, Turkey (started as Mellon Interdisciplinary Post-Doctoral Fellow at New School for Social Research)

Jennifer Breen, Ph.D. 2011, Tenured Associate Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law

Anne-Marie D’Aoust, Ph.D. 2011, Tenured Full Professor at Universite du Quebec a Montreal (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada)

Ryan Grauer, Ph.D. 2011, Tenured Associate Professor at Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh (started as Assistant Professor)

Rebecca Padot, Ph.D. 2011, Assistant Professor TT of History & Government at Misericordia University (started as Fellow at PRRUCS, the Penn Program for Research on Religion & Urban Civil Society)

David Faris, Ph.D. 2010, Associate Professor and Program Director of Political Science at Roosevelt University (started as Assistant Professor)

Peter Funke, Ph.D. 2010, Tenured Associate Professor at University of South Florida (started as Assistant Professor)

Kaija Schilde, Ph.D. 2010, Tenured Associate Professor at Boston University (started as Assistant Professor)

Noriyuki Katagiri, Ph.D. 2010, Tenured Associate Professor at St. Louis University (started as Assistant Professor at Air War College)

Keren Yarhi-Milo, Ph.D. 2009, Arnold A. Saltzman (Full) Professor of War & Peace Studies at Columbia University (started as Assistant Professor, Princeton University)

Willie Gin, Ph.D. 2009, Assistant Professor TT at Sonoma State University (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at United States Studies Center, Sydney Australia)

David Karpf, Ph.D. 2009, Tenured Associate Professor at George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University)

Heon Joo Jung, Ph.D. 2008, Full Professor of Public Administration at Yonsei University (started as Assistant Professor at Indiana University)

Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Ph.D. 2007, Associate Professor (and Department Chair) at Hobart & William Smith Colleges (started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University)

Tristan Mabry, Ph.D. 2007, Senior Lecturer at Naval Postgraduate School (2012); started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown University

Amel Ahmed, Ph.D. 2006, Tenured Associate Professor at University of Massachusetts, Amherst (started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College)

Jane Gordon, Ph.D. 2005, Full Professor at University of Connecticut (started as Assistant Professor at Temple University)

Jason Kirk, Ph.D. 2005, Full Professor and former Chair of Political Science at Elon University (started as Assistant Professor at Virginia Military Institute)

Dan Miodownik, Ph.D. 2005, Tenured Associate Professor and Director of Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations at Hebrew University of Jerusalem (started as Lecturer)

Justin Wert, Ph.D. 2005,  Tenured Associate Professor at University of Oklahoma (started as Assistant Professor)

Graham Dodds, Ph.D. 2005,  Full Professor at Concordia University (started as Assistant Professor)

Katalin Füzer, Ph.D. 2004, Associate Professor and Head of Department of Sociology at University of Pécs, Hungary (started as Lecturer)

Joon Kil, Ph.D. 2004, Full Professor at Irvine Valley College (started as Lecturer at University of Pennsylvania)

Michele Commercio, Ph.D. 2004, Tenured Associate Professor at University of Vermont (started as Post-Doctoral Fellow, Georgetown University)

Robert Watkins, Ph.D. 2004, Tenured Associate Professor at Columbia College Chicago (started as Visiting Assistant Professor, Furman University)

Cheng Chen, Ph.D. 2003, Full Professor at State University of New York at Albany (started as Assistant Professor)

Galya Ben-Arieh, Ph.D. 2003, Professor of Instruction at Northwestern University (started as Visiting Assistant Professor at DePaul University)

Praveen Chaudhry, Ph.D. 2003, Full Professor of Political Science at SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology (started as Assistant Professor at Lafayette College)

Victoria Farmer, Ph.D. 2003, Adjunct Professor at Harriet Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University (started as Assistant Professor at State University of New York at Geneseo)

Catherine Wilson, Ph.D. 2003, Tenured Associate Professor & Chair of Public Administration at Villanova University (started as Assistant Professor)

Vikash Yadav, Ph.D. 2002, Tenured Associate Professor (and former Department Chair) at Hobart & William Smith Colleges (started as Assistant Professor at American University in Cairo)

Jonathan Isacoff, Ph.D. 2002, Professor of Political Science & Environmental Studies at Gonzaga University (started as Lecturer at Saint Joseph’s University)

Jae-Jung Suh, Ph.D. 2000, Professor of Politics & International Affairs at International Christian University, Japan (started as Assistant Professor at Cornell University)