Graduate Research Fellow
Elizabeth is a PhD student in comparative politics and quantitative methodology in MIT’s Department of Political Science. Her research focuses on accountability under authoritarianism, contentious politics, and political violence, with a regional focus on the Middle East. Before beginning at MIT, Elizabeth received a B.A. from Hamilton College and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and spent several years as an analyst of the conflict in Syria.
News October 2023
[MIT News] Finding Solidarity in the Teachers’ Lounge
MIT PhD candidate Elizabeth Parker-Magyar finds close workplace networks among educators drive their activism even outside of democracies.
News November 2022
How and Why State Workers Influence Policy and Politics in Jordan
We speak with Elizabeth Parker-Magyar, MIT PhD Candidate in Comparative Politics and Political Methodology and MIT GOV/LAB Graduate Fellow.