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Department of Political Science


Howard Liu

Title: Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
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Howard Liu is a political scientist studying state repression, human rights, and contentious politics. His work examines how governments use coercive institutions and strategies to establish political control and repress dissent. Much of his research investigates the interconnectedness among political actors via spatial and network analysis. He has published articles in The Journal of Politics, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Science Research and Methods, and Journal of Global Security Studies.

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