Autumn Perkey is a Ph. D. student at the University of Maryland, College Park. She specializes in International Relations and American Politics. In 2019, she received her B.A. in Political Science from The Ohio State University. Her research interests include political psychology, conflict processes, wartime public opinion, leader decision-making, experimental and survey methodology, political behavior and identity, and security studies. 

Areas of Interest

  • Political Psychology
  • Conflict
  • Public Opinion
  • Identity
  • Foreign Policy
  • Political Behavior
  • Security Studies
  • Leader Decision-Making

Degrees

  • Degree Type
    B.A.
    Degree Details
    Political Science, The Ohio State University

Awards

  • 2018-09-27
    Junior Research Process Award, Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University
  • Summer Fellowship, University of Maryland, College Park, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Teaching Innovation Grant Recipient through College Park Scholars International Studies, Summer 2020

Conferences

  • American Political Science Association Conference, Poster Session
  • American Political Science Association Conference, Lightning Round: Research Design
  • USM PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Conference, College Park, MD
  • Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Lightning Talk : "Global Justice and Sovereignty: The Problem with Structural Sovereignty and Constitutive Identities"
  • University of Virginia Politics Graduate Conference (Accepted, Conference Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  • Midwest Political Science Association, Standing ePanel : Public Opinion, "Associative Duties and Just War Theory: Exchange Ratio Analysis of Civilian Casualties Versus Military Fatalities"
  • Participant. Future Strategy Forum, hosted by CSIS, the Kissinger Center, Bridging the Gap, and the MIT Security Studies Program, June 2020
  • Participant. Future Strategy Forum, hosted by CSIS, the Kissinger Center, Bridging the Gap, and the MIT Security Studies Program, June 2021

Research Topics

  • American Politics
  • International Relations
Campus
University Senate, Graduate Student Senator Committee Member on the Senate Executive Committee
Graduate Student Senator for BSOS, University Senate, UMD, AY 21-22
Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Graduate Student Government, AY 21-22
Graduate Council, University of Maryland College Park, AY 21-22
Department Representative, Graduate Student Government, University of Maryland, College Park AY20-21
Graduate Student Committee Member, Faculty Affairs, University Senate AY 20-21
Chair of the Legislative Action Committee, Graduate Student Government, UMD, AY 21-22
Chair of the Rules Committee, Graduate Student Government, UMD, AY 21-22
Committee Member, Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Graduate Student Government, AY 21-22
Committee Member, Governance Committee, Graduate Student Government, AY 21-22
Committee Member, Elections Committee, Graduate Student Government, AY 21-22
Chair of the Governance Committee, Graduate Student Government, UMD, AY 20-21
Committee Member, Academic Affairs, Graduate Student Government, UMD, AY 20-21
Committee Member, Diversity and Inclusion, Graduate Student Government, UMD, AY 20-21
First Year Committee, Graduate Student Association, GVPT, University of Maryland College Park
Graduate Student Government Representative on the Title IX Advisory Board, UMD
Graduate Student Liaison, BSOS, Teaching and Learning Center, University of Maryland,
Professional
Midwest Political Science Association Conference 2021, Discussant on Voting Behavior Panel
American Political Science Association Conference 2020, Discussant on Political Psychology Panel
American Political Science Association Conference 2020, Chair on Public Opinion Panel
Campus
Discussant, American Politics Workshop, Department of Government and Politics, Fall 2020
Discussant, IR/CIDCM Workshop, Department of Government and Politics, Fall 2020
Discussant, IR/CIDCM Workshop, Department of Government and Politics, Spring 2021
Discussant, IR/CIDCM Workshop, Department of Government and Politics, Fall 2021
Autumn Perkey
Tydings 5143
Government and Politics Department
Email
perkey [at] umd.edu
Office Hours
By Appointment