HIRE A STONY BROOK PH.D
The Political Science Department at Stony Brook has a long tradition of placing students in positions at the finest research and liberal arts schools in the country. For a list of jobs our former students now hold, go to Job Placements. This year's candidates are no exception to the legacy of excellence political scientists have come to expect from Stony Brook. Here are the 2019-2020 candidates:
- Committee: Leonie Huddy (Advisor), Stanley Feldman, Julian Wamble, Matt Lebo
- Dissertation: From Social Group Identity to Partisanship: The Role of Party Signalling
- Website: https://you.stonybrook.edu/caitlinldavies/
- Background: Caitlin's research focuses on the interaction between social group identities and partisan identities. Her dissertation investigates how party signalling impacts the relationship between race and partisanship. Caitlin's wider interests include race and ethnic politics, political behavior, political communication, and political psychology. She has published multiple co-authored papers and book chapters in outlets such as Political Psychology.
- Committee: Stanley Feldman (chair), Leonie Huddy, Matthew Lebo
- Dissertation: Affective Polarization in a Group-Competition Framework
- Website: https://bjtmarshall.wordpress.com/
- Background: Brandon’s research focuses on how partisan identities function within the competitive nature of electoral politics. More broadly, he is interested in topics such as political parties, social movements, and ideology. A piece he co-authored with Michael Peress titled “Dynamic Estimation of Ideal Points for the US Congress” was recently published in Public Choice.
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