International Relations and Comparative Politics
|Department:||Department of Political Science
Department of Political Science
As a Ph.D. in Political Science, Spencer studies International Relations with a specific interest in digital surveillance and intelligence gathering. He uses observational data and econometrics to consider the processes by which states collect information and how the quality of data effects policy decisions. Before coming to the University of South Carolina, he received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.A. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.