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Comparative Politics research students

Brian Aitchison

Brian Aitchison

Thesis title: The Influence of Small Business Groups on Legislative and Judicial Decisionmaking in Russia's Regions

Supervisor: Dr David Woodruff|
Contact: B.Aitchison@lse.ac.uk|


Kate Alexander

Supervisor: Dr Jonathan Hopkin|
Contact:  K.I.Alexander@lse.ac.uk|


Gustavo Bonifaz

Supervisor: Dr Francisco Panizza|
Contact: G.X.Bonifaz@lse.ac.uk|

anita e brkanic

Anita E Brkanic

Thesis title: A Home Away from Home: the drivers behind Croatian Diaspora political involvement in homeland affairs

Supervisors: Dr John Hutchinson|, Dr Denisa Kostovicova|
Contact: A.E.Brkanic@lse.ac.uk|

Kenneth Bunker

Kenneth Bunker|

Thesis title: Coalition Formation in the Presidential Regimes of Latin America

Supervisors: Dr Francisco Panizza|
Contact: K.A.Bunker@lse.ac.uk|

Gisela Calderon Gongora

Gisela Calderon-Gongora|

Thesis title: Neighbours, Citizens and Partisans between Democratic and Authoritarian Enclaves: Party Politics and Institutional Schemes of Citizen Participation in Mexico City and State of Mexico.

Supervisor: Professor George Philip|
Contact: G.Calderon-Gongora@lse.ac.uk|


Wai Cheng

Supervisor: Dr Chun Lin|
Contact: W.Cheng@lse.ac.uk|


Sara Maria Correia

Supervisor: Dr John Hutchinson|, Dr Denisa Kostovicova|
Contact:  S.M.Correia@lse.ac.uk|


Phillip Decker

Supervisor: Professor John Breuilly|, Dr John Hutchinson|
Contact: P.Decker@lse.ac.uk|


Maria Emanuela Hedayat

Supervisor: Dr Francisco Panizza|, Dr Bill Kissane|
Contact: M.E.Hedayat@lse.ac.uk|

Corey Jentry

Corey Jentry

Thesis title: The Troubles Studying The Troubles: Academic Discipline Or A Policy Community?

Supervisor: Dr Bill Kissane|

Pinar Dinc Kenanoglu

Pinar Dinc Kenanoglu|

Thesis title: Construction and competition of collective identity and memory: The case of Dersim 1938

Supervisor: Dr Bill Kissane|
Contact: P.D.Kenanoglu@lse.ac.uk|


Neil Ketchley

Supervisor:  Professor John Sidel|

Ellie Knott

Ellie Knott|

Thesis title: Citizens and Compatriots: comparing Russia’s relationship with Crimea and Romania’s relationship with Moldova from below

Supervisor: Dr Denisa Kostovicova|
Contact: E.K.Knott@lse.ac.uk|


Yasmine Laveille

Supervisor: Dr John Chalcraft|
Contact: Y.Laveille@lse.ac.uk|


Wei Ling Diane Lek

Thesis title: Chinese rural old age security in comparative perspective

Supervisor: Dr Chun Lin|


Ceren Lord

Supervisor: Dr Bill Kissane|

Meor Alif M. Azalan

Meor Alif M. Azalan|

Thesis title: The Orang Putih’s Counter-insurgency; a re-examination of the British counter-insurgency campaign during the Malayan Emergency

Supervisor: Professor James Hughes|
Contact: M.A.Meor-Azalan@lse.ac.uk|


Anne Morocutti

Supervisor: Professor James Hughes|
Contact:  A.Morocutti@lse.ac.uk|

Suzanne Morrison

Suzanne Morrison

Supervisor: Dr John Chalcraft|
Contact: S.Morrison@lse.ac.uk|


Elise Must|

Thesis title: When does inequality cause conflict? The role of perceptions

Supervisor: Dr Paul Mitchell|

Anastasia Nosova

Anastasia Nosova|

Thesis title: The Dynamics of Political Activity of Business Sector in Kuwait

Supervisor: Dr John Chalcraft|
Contact: A.L.Nosova@lse.ac.uk| 


Zheng Ren

Thesis title: Explaining Contemporary Chinese Nationalism - Social Actor, Mechanism and Power

Supervisor: Professor John Sidel|, Professor James Hughes|
Contact: z.ren@lse.ac.uk|

Christopher Sampson

Christopher Sampson

Thesis title: Industrial reform and the dynamics of government-enterprise relations in China's water and electricity supply sectors

Supervisor: Professor Mark Thatcher|, Dr Chun Lin|
Contact: C.U.Sampson@lse.ac.uk|


Moritz Schmoll

Thesis title: Enforcing Taxation in Egypt: A Qualitative Analysis of State Capacity and State-Society Relations

Supervisor: Dr Steffen Hertog|

Fabrizio Scrollini

Fabrizio Scrollini|

Thesis title: Transparency Arenas: Exploring  access to information in Chile, New Zealand and Uruguay

Supervisor: Dr Francisco Panizza|
Contact: F.A.Scrollini@lse.ac.uk|

Portrait photo of Øyvind Skorge

Øyvind Skorge|

Thesis Title: The Gendered Consequences of Knowledge Economies: Why Some Jobs Are More Gender Equal Than Others

Supervisors: Professor David Soskice|, Professor Jonathan Hopkin|

Randi Helene Solhjell

Randi Helene Solhjell|

Thesis title: Power networks and legitimate authority in Weak States’: The Case of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Supervisor: Dr Omar McDoom|
Contact: R.H.Solhjell@lse.ac.uk|

Pon Souvannaseng

Pon Souvannaseng|

Thesis title: 'Losing Ground': Contemporary Development & Economic State-Building in Lao PDR

Supervisor: Dr Chun Lin|
Contact: P.Souvannaseng@lse.ac.uk|