Mayya Komisarchik

Mayya Komisarchik

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science

PhD, Harvard, 2019

Office Location
Harkness 320B
Web Address
Office Hours
by appointment


Fields: American politics, political methodology

Mayya Komisarchik's substantive interests focus on representation, voting rights, race and ethnic politics, policing, immigration, and political incorporation. Her recent work has addressed changing electoral rules in southern counties in the wake of the Voting Rights Act, the lasting effects of Japanese Internment, representativeness in policing, and the political incorporation of immigrants to the United States. Her work has been published in the American Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Politics. Her research on the role of compactness in redistricting received the Robert H. Durr award for the best article applying quantitative methods to a substantive problem in 2019.

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