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: wartime public opinion, leader decision making, conflict studies focusing on civilian targeting, experimental and survey methodology, political psychology, misinformation, political behavior and identity, and security studies. 

Areas of Interest

  • Wartime Public Opinion
  • Political Psychology
  • Foreign Policy
  • Political Behavior
  • Security Studies
  • Leader Decision Making
  • Misinformation
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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

Conferences

  • Midwest Political Science Association, Standing ePanel : Public Opinion, "Associative Duties and Just War Theory: Exchange Ratio Analysis of Civilian Casualties Versus Military Fatalities"
  • 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)
  • American Political Science Association Conference, Poster Session
  • American Political Science Association Conference, Lightning Round: Research Design

Research Topics

  • American Politics
  • International Relations
Campus
Graduate Student Senator for BSOS, University Senate, UMD, 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 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
American Political Science Association Conference 2020, Discussant on Political Psychology Panel
American Political Science Association Conference 2020, Chair on Public Opinion Panel
Midwest Political Science Association Conference 2021, Discussant on Voting Behavior Panel
Autumn Perkey
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Government and Politics Department
Email
perkey [at] umd.edu
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