Political Science

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ian Turner is Assistant Professor of Political Science, a Resident Fellow in the Institution of Social and Policy Studies and the Center for the Study of American Politics, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at Yale University. Prior to joining the Yale faculty, he was an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Co-director of the Political Institutions/Political Behavior Research Program at Texas A&M University. He received his PhD in political science from Washington University in St.
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ISPS Director's Fellow 2024

Arjun Warrior is a sophomore in Timothy Dwight college, studying America’s ongoing democratic crisis. He’s interested in institutions and movements that foster social justice and democracy, especially in the face of state oppression. In practice, this means he’s passionate about constitutional design, electoral reform, workplace democracy, unionization, social welfare, and mutual aid. He’s worked on organizing, policy, and speechwriting for progressive campaigns and elected officials in his hometown of Irvine, California.

Steven Wilkinson
Nilekani Professor of India and South Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Steven Wilkinson is Nilekani Professor of India and South Asian Studies, professor of political science and international affairs, Henry R.

ISPS Dahl Scholar 2021 - 2022
Dahl Scholar, 2021 - 2022

As a Dahl Scholar, Kevin Xiao works with Assistant Professor of Political Science Christina Kinane on a project developing a theory of political appointments during presidential transitions. Kevin is studying Political Science and is in the Yale class of 2023. He is also president of the Yale Undergraduate Moot Court team. He is interested in executive branch politics, especially its effects upon bureaucratic organization and state capacity.

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