Selected Projects

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

“Brothers in Arms No More: An Individual-Level Quantitative Analysis of Elite Purges After Successful Coups” (with Austin S. Matthews)

The Consolidation of Kim Jong Un (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)


POL00050I | Political Enquiry in Politics | York | Spring 2022 (scheduled)
POL00077M | Comparative Institutions and Public Policy | York | Fall 2021
POL00002C | Introduction to Democratic Politics | York | Fall 2021
PS2700 | Comparative Political Systems | Mizzou | Spring 2019
     Syllabus; Teaching evaluation

Lab Instructor
Basics of Spatial Interdependence in Theory and Practice | IPSA-USP | Spring 2018
     Teaching evaluation
PS3000 | Introduction to Political Research | Mizzou | Fall 2017
PS2700 | Comparative Political Systems | Mizzou | Fall 2016

Teaching Assistant
PS4700 | America’s Wars in Asia | Mizzou | Spring 2017
PS4770 | Comparative Political Behavior | Mizzou | Spring 2016
PS1100 | American Government | Mizzou | Fall 2015