Taylor Vincent is a PhD student in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her primary subfield is International Relations with interests in political violence, democratization, post-conflict societies and gender; her secondary field is Comparative Politics. Before starting graduate school at Maryland, she worked for two years for a non-profit in her hometown of St. Louis, MO through the AmeriCorps program. 

Taylor holds a BA in Political Science and Anthropology from Purdue University and a MA in Political Science from Duke University.

Areas of Interest

  • Political Violence
  • Democratization
  • Post-Conflict Societies
  • Political Institutions
  • Gender


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science and Anthropology, Purdue University
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science, Duke University



Research Topics

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
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