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Samuel Garang Akau

February 8, 2023

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 … Read more

Giovanny Rincon Alvarez

February 6, 2023

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 … Read more

John (Kip) DiEugenio

February 6, 2023

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 … Read more

Rebecca Dudley

February 6, 2023

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 … Read more

Brian Forester

February 6, 2023

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 … Read more

Cait Hamele

February 6, 2023

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 … Read more

Andrew Kenealy

February 6, 2023

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 … Read more

Gabriella Levy

February 6, 2023

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 … Read more

Cavender Sutton

February 3, 2023

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 … Read more