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Mayya Komisarchik

Mayya Komisarchik

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office Hours:

By appointment


PhD, Harvard, 2019. American politics, race and ethnic politics, quantitative methodology.. American politics, political methodology, race and ethnic politics, immigration, voting rights. Mayya Komisarchik's substantive interests focus on representation, 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 legacy of lynching. Her work on the role of compactness in redistricting is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science.

Courses taught:
  • PSCI 228 Race, Ethnicity, and American Politics
  • PSCI 405 Causal Inference
  • PSCI 507 Experiments in Political Science Research