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Department of Political Science


Kelsey Martin-Morales

Title: Graduate Student
Comparative Politics and International Relations
Department: Department of Political Science
Department of Political Science
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Kelsey M. Martin-Morales is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of South Carolina. Her research interests include the intersection of democratic backsliding and foreign policy. In addition to her dissertation project, she has worked on research that explores autocratic policy preferences, development aid, and international organizations. Kelsey received a Master of Public Administration from Kennesaw State University in 2016 and a Bachelor of Science in History, Technology, and Society from the Georgia Institution of Technology in 2012. In 2022, she received the Russel J. and Dorothy S. Bilinski Dissertation Fellowship. 

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