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Jeremy M. Ladd
PhD, Political Studies (Queen's); MA, Canadian-American Relations (Western);
MA, Political Science (Western); HBA, Political Science (Toronto)

I research opposition political parties and movements in electoral authoritarian regimes and emerging democracies.  I am particularly interested in explaining why some parties and movements in these contexts are so successful while others are not.  I am also interested in how both authoritarians and their opponents are adapting to the digital world.  My comparative research is currently focused on Southeast Asia and Russia and the Post-Soviet region.  My research on Southeast Asia was recently awarded a Southeast Asia Research Group Fellow award for 2022.

In addition to, and intertwined with my substantive research interests, I have substantial interests in political methodology and data science.

I am currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University, where I teach PhD quantitative methods and an undergraduate course focused on data science applications in political science research. 


Before joining Cornell in the summer of 2022, I was an Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science and Social Data Analytics at Penn State University for three years.

You can access my ORCID, Google Scholar, and Publons profiles with the links provided.

My CV can be downloaded here.


Southeast Asia Research Group Winter Conference, Raleigh, NC, December 2023

APSA 2023

Invited Talk, The George Washington University, The Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Washington, D.C., April 13, 2023

Gatty Lecture, Kahin Center for Advanced Research on Southeast Asia, Cornell University, January 26th 2023

Southeast Asia Research Group Winter Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, January 5-8, 2023

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