Monastic School, Burma

Ph.D. Political Science & Peace Studies (2013)

University of Notre Dame

Dissertation title: Ideology and Authoritarian Persistence: Shaping the Public Sphere in North Korea and Burma

University Presidential Fellow, 2008-2013

M.A. Political Science (2011)

University of Notre Dame

Comprehensive examination in comparative politics with regional concentration in Asia

Comprehensive examination in international relations

M.Sc. Human Rights (2006)

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Dissertation: A Decade of the Right to Truth: Mapping the Gaps Between Rhetoric and Reality

Stanley Cohen Prize for best dissertation

Areas of focus: transitional justice, comparative human rights law

B.A. Politics with minors in Philosophy and Sociology (2004)

Willamette University

Semester abroad at Aalborg University in Aalborg, Denmark in Fall 2002