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Tim Marple

Ph.D. Graduate
Personal Statement

Tim Marple is a Ph.D. graduate from the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests broadly include dynamics of regulatory decision-making and uncertainty in international political economy, with methodological focuses on quantitative research and social network analysis. He has published research on topics such as the role of social distance in regulatory advocacy at the SEChomophily among central bankers during the 2008 crisis, and the political landscape of digital currencies. His dissertation research focused specifically on the strategic politics of central bank digital currency projects across the world. He currently serves as managing editor for the journal Business and Politics, and as Associate Director in the Berkeley APEC Studies Center (BASC). Tim earned his B.A. (2016) and M.A. (2017) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in Political Science and Data Analysis, and earned his Ph.D. in 2022.

Dissertation Committee Chair
Vinod Aggarwal