Kai Thaler
2015, NEFP
PhD Candidate, Harvard University


Kai Thaler is a fourth year graduate student and a PhD candidate in Government at Harvard with a focus on comparative politics and international relations. His research interests include civil wars, regimes and regime transitions, revolutions, violence, and the political economy of development, with regional interests in the politics of Africa, Latin America, and the Lusophone countries. He is a Graduate Student Associate of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and will be spending 2015-2016 in Liberia and Uganda with support from a Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowship.


Civil Conflict, Revolutions, Statebuilding, Latin America, Africa

Policy Articles and Reports

Selected Scholarly Publications