Sophie Kaldor is a PhD in International Relations candidate at LSE exploring how national narratives affect foreign policy decision-making using mixed-methods text analysis. She takes an inter-disciplinary approach to her research, combining insights from behavioural psychology, sociology and international relations.
Sophie completed her MA Global Affairs at Yale’s Jackson School, with a concentration in countering disinformation and violent extremism. Throughout her studies Sophie has worked for Adam Smith International, the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, and as a research assistant to Zoe Chance (Yale SOM) and Claire Yorke (Centre for War Studies). Prior to her MA, Sophie was an analyst at an insurable risk advisory firm. Sophie holds a BA (Languages) (Honours) from Sydney University, for which she won the University Medal.
A Tale of Two Truths: How the Good, the Right and the True are Remade by National Narratives
- IR101 Contemporary Issues in IR (LSE)
- IR211 America as a Global Power: from FDR to Biden (LSE)
Professor Peter Trubowitz
Research Cluster affiliation
Security and Statecraft Research Cluster