I am a PhD student in Harvard's Department of Government, focusing on comparative politics. My dissertation examines why so-called populist politicians win elections in Latin America and Western Europe. I am broadly interested in parties, institutions, political regimes, and elite politics. I have conducted fieldwork in Brazil, Italy, and Peru.

Prior to the PhD program, I received my BA in Government from Harvard in 2014 and an MPhil in Latin American Studies from the University of Oxford, where I was a Clarendon Scholar and member of St Antony's College. 

In addition to my studies, I serve as a resident tutor in Leverett House at Harvard College and academic advisor for government concentrators in Leverett and Winthrop houses. Please email me to arrange an advising appointment or to talk about the concentration.