Alessio Albarello

albarelloalessio-001mod.jpgAlessio Albarello is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Rochester.  He studies comparative politics, with a focus on electoral behavior, democratic representation, policymaking processes and applied methodology.  As part of his fellowship, he will study bias in public media outlets in a number of countries, including the UK, Italy and Canada.

Oliver Sun

oliver_fall2019.jpegOliver Sun is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Rochester.  He studies political socialization and the social and economic determinants of political behavior. As a Democracy Center Graduate Fellow, he will pursue a project investigating whether and how intergroup contact affects individuals’ political attitudes.