Javier Rodriguez, Co-Director
Associate Professor of
Politics and Government

Rena Salayeva, Research Coordinator
Postdoctoral Fellow


Byengseon Bae, Research Assistant
PhD Student in Politics and Policy

Alicia Davis, Research Assistant
PhD Student in Applied Social Psychology

Zhiqiang Ji, Research Assistant
PhD in Political Science

Spencer Mueller, Research Assistant
PhD Candidate in Applied Microeconomics

Mirela Rezende, Research Assistant
PhD Student in Comparative Politics

Glenn-Iain Steinback, Research Assistant
PhD Candidate in Political Science

Rixin Wen, Research Assistant
PhD Student in Public Policy

Wei Ye, Research Assistant
PhD Student in Economics

Aaron Berg, Research Associate
PhD Student in Public Policy

Alma Bezares Calderon, Research Associate
Assistant Professor, Whittier College


Melissa Rogers, Co-Director
Associate Professor of
International Studies

Dana Goland, Communications Coordinator
PhD Student in International Studies


Yi Ling Chang, Research Associate
MS Student in Global Commerce and Finance
MBA Student in Supply Chain Management

Giacomo DiPasquale, Research Associate
PhD in Economics and International Studies

Carlos Echeverria-Estrada, Research Associate
PhD in Evaluation, Public Policy

Matthew Gomies, Research Associate
PhD in Economics

Se Kwen Kim, Research Associate
PhD Student in Public Policy

Chungeun Koo, Research Associate
PhD Student in Public Policy

Dong-Wook Lee, Research Associate
Assistant Professor, Adelphi University

Wenlan Miao, Research Associate
PhD Student in Politics and Policy

Amy Nantkes, Research Associate
PhD Student in Public Policy