Fields of Study: Comparative Politics, Political Theory
Areas of Interest: political participation, post-disaster rebuilding, quantitative methods, public goods
Shana is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, a Burns fellow with the Program for Interdisciplinary Education Research, and a doctoral affiliate with the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Her research areas are comparative politics and political theory, with interests in post-disaster rebuilding, public goods, education, climate change, and participation. She has a particular focus in South Asia and has completed a Nepali language course in Kathmandu, Nepal funded by the Summer Language Abroad Grant Program.
She received an MA in Political Science from Marquette University, taught in South Korea for three years, and worked as a supply chain analyst in the healthcare sector for four years. Along with these experiences, extensive undergraduate work in molecular biology provides her a wealth of resources to inform her research.