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Graduate Fellows

Samuel Garang Akau

Samuel Garang Akau

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Samuel is a doctoral student in public policy (international development). His research interests include poverty, resource governance, resource-induced conflicts, and food security concerns, especially along the Nile Valley. Prior to UNC-Chapel Hill, Samuel co-founded Sawa Sawa Network, a multimedia initiative elevating discourse, amplifying the voices … Read more

sakau@unc.edu

Giovanny Rincon Alvarez

Giovanny Rincon Alvarez

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Giovanny Rincon Alvarez is a Ph.D. student in Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). He holds a MA in Global Studies from UNC, a MA in Political Studies, and a BA in Political Science from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. … Read more

giovanny@live.unc.edu

John “Kip” DiEugenio

John (Kip) DiEugenio

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

John “Kip” DiEugenio is a 2020 Chief of Staff of the Air Force PhD Scholar. He is currently a PhD student in Military History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill advised by Joe Glatthaar, Wayne Lee, and Michael Cotey Morgan. Kip is … Read more

kipd@email.unc.edu

Rebecca Dudley

Rebecca Dudley

Duke University

Rebecca Dudley is a PhD candidate in political science at Duke University with a concentration in Security, Peace, and Conflict and a second field in Political Methodology (applied statistics). Rebecca is a Graduate Fellow with the Triangle Institute for Security Studies and a Pre-Doctoral Fellow … Read more

rebecca.dudley@duke.edu

Brian Forester

Brian Forester

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Brian Forester is an Army officer and political science Ph.D. candidate at the University of North Carolina. A scholar in the U.S. Army’s Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program, his research explores international military training and cooperation through the frameworks of economic globalization, bureaucratic politics, … Read more

bgforester@unc.edu

Cait Hamele

Cait Hamele

Duke University

Cait Hamele is a Doctoral Candidate in the lab of Dr. Nicholas Heaton in the Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology at Duke University. She received a B.S. in Medical Microbiology & Immunology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2014. Her graduate research … Read more

cait.hamele@duke.edu

Andrew Kenealy

Andrew Kenealy

Duke University

Andrew is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Duke University. His research explores the connections between domestic politics and international relations, with a particular focus on American foreign policy. His academic work is published or forthcoming in Presidential Studies Quarterly and … Read more

andrew.kenealy@duke.edu

Gabriella Levy

Gabriella Levy

Duke University

Gabriella Levy is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Duke University. Her work considers the ways in which people interpret, evaluate, and respond to various forms of political violence, especially in countries in or emerging from civil conflict or other forms of large-scale instability. … Read more

gabriella.levy@duke.edu

Cavender Sutton

Cavender Sutton

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Cavender Sutton is a fourth-year PhD candidate in military history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His passion for studying the past and teaching its lessons stems from his time as a United States Marine, during which he deployed to Afghanistan from … Read more

cs112289@live.unc.edu

Pasuth Thothaveesansuk

Pasuth Thothaveesansuk

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Pasuth Thothaveesansuk is a PhD Student in History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His primary research area is 20th century international history. His dissertation looks at East Asian intellectual conceptions of and political contributions to the postwar international order focusing on questions … Read more

pasuth@unc.edu