John Derks is a PhD student in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. His primary and secondary fields are comparative politics and international relations, with a focus on conflict, authoritarianism, identity, and West Africa. Prior to coming to UMD, John earned his Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Central Florida.
Areas of Interest
- West/Central Africa
Degree TypeBSDegree DetailsEconomics
- Comparative Politics
- International Relations