Selected Projects

Purges: A Dictator’s Fight to Survive (book manuscript)

“The Effects of Elite Purges on a Dictator’s Popular Approval: An Online Survey Experiment in Egypt and Vietnam”

“Brothers in Arms No Longer: Who Do Regime Change Coup-Entry Dictators Purge?” (with Austin S. Matthews)

North Korea’s Succession from Kim Jong Il to Kim Jong Un: Empowering the Leader and Elite Regeneration (book manuscript, with Peter Ward)

“Elite Management Before Autocratic Leader Succession: Evidence from North Korea” (with Peter Ward)

“Do We Have a Deal? Inferring Closed Autocracies’ Intentions Through Sentiment Analysis of Propaganda” (with Ji Yeon (Jean) Hong)

“China’s Surveillance State at Home & Abroad: The Development & Global Export of Chinese Policing Technology” (with Sheena Chestnut Greitens)


Comparative Institutions and Public Policy | York | Fall 2021
Spatial Interdependence in Theory and Practice (lab instructor) | IPSA-USP | Spring 2018

Political Enquiry in Politics | York | Spring 2022
Introduction to Democratic Politics | York | Fall 2021
Comparative Political Systems | Mizzou | Spring 2019