I am a political scientist specializing in international political economy. I hold a Ph.D. in Political Science, an M.A. in International Relations and Methodology, and a B.A. in Political Science and Computer Science from the University of Michigan. My institutional affiliations include the Center for Political Studies at the University of Michigan and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University. As a policy analyst, I leverage political science and computational methods to advice policymakers and the United States Department of State on foreign policy initiatives. Previously, I worked with United States National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) to develop policy measures that deploy the power of Artificial Intelligence to strengthen international security.
My research and teaching interests span the scope of international political economy with an emphasis on accountability, distributive politics, and democratic developments. My research examines the link between the EU integration process and EU public policy with distributive politics in Europe's post-socialist countries. In other works, I assess how international organizations — the EU, IMF, and the World Bank — shape patterns of democratic performance, accountability, and migration in borrowing countries. My work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals, including Economics and Politics, European Policy Analysis, Party Politics, and International Interactions, among others.