Graduate Research Fellow
Jasmine is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at MIT, where she studies Comparative Politics and Quantitative Methods. Her research interests include ethnic politics and conflict, with a particular interest in the effects of violence on identity, reconciliation, and postwar politics. With the support of GOV/LAB, Jasmine has conducted field research in Northern Ireland for a project on the identity-hardening effects of communal violence. Jasmine holds B.A. degrees in Political Science and Economics from UCLA and is a Walter A. Rosenblith Presidential Fellow at MIT.
Update September 2019
The Puzzle of Morally Transgressive Violence in Ethnic Conflicts
Jasmine English, MIT PhD candidate and GOV/LAB Seed Grant recipient, reports back from data collection in Northern Ireland.
Update July 2019
2019 MIT GOV/LAB Seed Fund Grantees
This summer MIT GOV/LAB is supporting five MIT Political Science graduate students to conduct original research in Senegal, Argentina, Indonesia, Ireland, and Vietnam.