Fields of Study: Comparative Politics, American Politics
Areas of Interest: Religion and Politics
I am a fifth year PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, a Doctoral Student Affiliate of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, and a Graduate Fellow of the Notre Dame International Security Center. I am a Comparativist studying religion and politics. My dissertation project focuses on exploring historical explanations for the use of religious rhetoric by right-wing populist parties in Central Europe.
I have a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School in 2016 at Tufts University and I received my BA in Medieval Studies and History from the University of Chicago in 2008. Prior to Notre Dame, I worked as Director of Communications for a Chicago city councilman and on campaigns in the Chicagoland area.