Meredith Blank

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Meredith Blank

Doctoral Student
World Politics, Methodology

  • Fields of Study
    • International Relations
  • About

    Meredith studies international relations with a focus on sub-national conflict and violence. She investigates the relationship between state governments, national militaries and militias in enabling human rights abuses. Her current work explores the impact of security institutions on state-sponsored repression.

  • Education
    • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, May 2009
      Highest Honors, Thesis: “Hugging with Tactical Arms: What Motivates China to Export Weapons”