Tara Chandra

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Graduate Students

Personal Statement: 

Tara Chandra is pursuing a Ph.D. at Berkeley. Her research interests are primarily focused on state stability and fragility, as well as the institutional structures of the state that most contribute to state stability. She is also interested in mechanisms other than militarized threats that states use to signal each other, and how those signals are interpreted.

She holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago, where she graduated with Honors in 2011. Additionally, she holds an MA in Global Affairs from Yale University. Prior to her graduate study at Yale, she worked at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she served as the lead researcher on a book on U.S. foreign and national security. 

Primary Subfield: 
International Relations