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Rebecca C. Nielsen


Yale University, New Haven, CT
Department of Political Science

Degrees: MA (2010); MPhil (2012); PhD (2016)
Dissertation: “Civil War, Social Networks, and Women in Politics”
Committee: Elisabeth Wood (co-chair); Thad Dunning (co-chair); Dara Cohen
Field Certifications: comparative politics, quantitative methods, political economy

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
BA, Department of Political Science, cum laude, 2008


2014-2017: U.S. Department of Defense Minerva Grant (co-PI)
2014-2015: Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
2013-2014: Yale University Dissertation Fellowship
2012-2013: Yale MacMillan Center Dissertation Research Grant
2012: John F. Enders Fellowship
2010-2013: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2010-2013
2008: Brigham Young University Office of Research and Creative Activities Grant
2007: Brigham Young University Roberts Grant