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Kaden Paulson-Smith

Ph.D. Candidate
Comparative Politics
Political Theory
Research Interests: 
African politics, gender and sexuality, political repression, colonialism, decolonization, Feminist Theory

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Kaden Paulson-Smith is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science specializing in comparative politics and political theory with an African Studies Minor.  Kaden's research is on the politics of repression and resistance with a focus on nonnormative gender and sexuality in African contexts.  Kaden previously worked for Teaching, Research, & International Policy and AidData at the College of William & Mary's Global Research Institute.  Kaden holds a BA in Government from Smith College.