Current Affiliation and Contact Information

Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics 

Political Science Program 

Division of Social Work, Behavioral and Political Sciences

Woolfolk Social Science Bldg Rm 207

Prairie View A&M University 

700 University Drive

Prairie View, TX 

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Ph.D. University of North Texas 2015

Majors: Comparative Politics & International Relations 

Minor: Quantitative Research Methodology 

Regional Expertise: Sub-Saharan Africa, Central America, Eurasia

Dissertation: Foreign Sponsorship and the Development of Rebel Parties

Dissertation Committee: John Ishiyama (Chair); Idean Salehyan; T. David Mason; Jacqueline DeMeritt 

B.A. Binghamton University (SUNY) 2009 

Majors: History; Philosophy, Politics, and Law (PPL) 

Curriculum Vitae