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James Bryan International Relations (PhD)

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James is currently a PhD Candidate at American University’s School of International Service. His dissertation focuses on how events change citizen attitudes towards democracy. His dissertation uses spatial and quasi-experimental methods to isolate the impacts of protests and events that contribute to democratic backsliding. His other research interests include Global Economic Governance, Russian politics, US foreign policy, and mixed-methods research design. James got his BA from Hamilton College, where he majored in Economics and Government.