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Kate Tennis

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Kate is a fourth year student in the SIS PhD program.

Previous Education

MA, International Relations and Diplomacy, Leiden University and Clingendael Institute, the Netherlands

BA, McGill University, International Development Studies Minors in Economics and Religious Studies

Previous Employment Experience

Research and Teaching Assistant at various institutions (since 2003)

Researcher for the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (2011)

Research Interests

International Migration, Border Control, International Cooperation, Security


email: kate.tennis@american.edu

Curriculum Vitae

My Dissertation

Title:

Outsourcing Exclusion: The Politics of Migration Management in Migrant Sending States

Committee:

Chris Rudolph (chair)
Rachel Robinson

Selected Presentations

Presenter
  • Katherine Tennis. 2013. Migration Policing in Sending States: A Two-Level Political Analysis. International Studies Association Conference Paper.
  • Katherine Tennis. 2012. When Nationalism Undermines National Security: EU-Libyan Relations and National Security. International Studies Association Conference Paper.
  • Madeleine O. Hosli, Evelyn van Kampen, Frits Meijerink, and Katherine Tennis. 2010. Voting Cohesion in the United Nations General Assembly: the Case of the European Union. ECPR conference paper.

Discussant
  • American University Undergraduate Research Symposium April 2012