Graduate Student Directory

Shatakshi Singh
  • Pronouns she,her,her,hers,herself
  • Title
    • Ph.D Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Politics Department
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, 123
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Summary of Expertise

Populism and far-right politics with a regional focus on Latin America and South Asia.

Research Interests

Citizenship, protest movements and urban politics in South Asia, with a special focus on India.

Biography, Education and Training

Shatakshi Singh is a PhD student at the Department of Politics. She is currently working as a graduate teaching assistant for the course "Politics: Power, Principle, Process and Policy" under Dr. Dan Wirls. She has a Bachelor's of Arts in History (Hons.) from the University of Delhi and a Master's degree in International Relations and Area Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. In addition to this, she submitted her dissertation titled "Populism in Brazil under Bolsonaro: 2014-2020" towards the completion of her M.Phil degree in Latin American Studies at JNU in 2021. She plans to pursue a designated emphasis in Feminist Studies along with a specialization in Comparitive Politics track for her PhD studies. 

Teaching Interests

Comparitive Politics, International Relations and Gender.