Kerry Synan

Areas of Expertise

Judicial Politics, Political Institutions

Major- American Politics

Minor - Research Methods

Kerry is a Ph.D. candidate studying American politics and quantitative research methods. She previously served as the Political Science Department’s Methods Fellow. Her research interests include judicial selection and decision-making at the state and federal levels. In her dissertation work, Kerry explores the impacts of interim appointments made by governors to elected state supreme courts. She earned a B.A. in Linguistics and Government from Georgetown University in 2016.

Education

B.A. in Government and Linguistics, Georgetown University