Patrick Pierson

Patrick Pierson is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Emory University. His research focuses on the relationship between violence and political behavior in young democracies, with a particular emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. Patrick is currently working on a number of projects concerning state repression and political violence in post-apartheid South Africa. He received his M.A. in International Studies from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver where he spent two years as a Fellow at the Sié-Chéou Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy. He also holds a B.A. in International Affairs from the University of Georgia.

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