Catherine Kane

Doctoral Candidate

Catherine (Cat) is a doctoral candidate in Comparative and American Politics at UMD. Cat's current research focuses on radical and minor political parties, fringe interests, and social movement organizations in the United States and Western Europe. Cat graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Political Science in 2011. While at Rochester, Cat spent a semester abroad in London interning in the British House of Commons for a Member of Parliament. Leaving the snow and cold behind, Cat moved to Baltimore to pursue her Ph.D. at UMD. Outside of politics, Cat enjoys reading, playing volleyball, practicing yoga, and cheering on the Orioles (Go O's!).

Areas of Interest:
  • Political parties, social movements, fringe and radical organizations and ideologies.
  • BA Political Science, University of Rochester
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Department of Government and Politics
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