Fields of Study: Comparative Politics, Methodology
Areas of Interest: Comparative Political Economy, Political Institutions, Causal Inference, Democracy and Democratization, Environmental Politics, Climate Change
Bill Kakenmaster is a PhD student in comparative politics and methodology at the University of Notre Dame and a PhD Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. His research considers the politics and political economy of climate change and the environment.
Before coming to Notre Dame, Bill was a research assistant for the Hoover Institution and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. He holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA from American University.