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- SIS PhD Lounge
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- Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
- James is currently a PhD Candidate whose 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.
Bryan, James D., and Jordan Tama. 2021. "The Prevalence of Bipartisanship in US Foreign Policy: An Analysis of Important Congressional Votes." International Politics.
Bryan, James D., and Anastassiya Perevezentseva. 2021. “Elite Response to Protest in Authoritarian Settings: Evidence from Russia.” Democratization 28 (6): 1133-1151.
Rivera, Sharon Werning, and James Bryan. 2019. “Understanding the Sources of Anti-Americanism in the Russian Elite.” Post-Soviet Affairs 35 (5-6): 376-392.
Rivera, Sharon Werning, James Bryan, Emma Raynor, and Hunter Sobczak. 2016. “Russian Elites Are More Militaristic and Anti-American than They’ve Been in Years.” The Washington Post, July 22, 2016, sec. Monkey Cage.