• Kathrine Anderson Undergraduate Researcher - Minerva Initiative

    Katie is a rising third-year at the University of Chicago and is pursuing a double major in Political Science and Public Policy. She joined CPOST in the Summer of 2016 as a member of the Data Team, helping to maintain the Suicide Attack Database. Katie expects to graduate in the Spring of 2018.

  • Edwin Gavis Undergraduate Researcher - Minerva Initiative

    Edwin Gavis is a second year undergraduate at the University of Chicago. He is majoring in Political Science and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations focusing on Modern Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic. He joined CPOST in the fall of 2016 as a member of the Minerva team. On campus, he is involved in intermural sports and technical theater. He expects to graduate from the University of Chicago in spring of 2019. 

  • Jens Jessen Undergraduate Researcher - Minerva Initiative

    Jens is a research assistant at CPOST and a rising fourth year majoring in Economics and Statistics at the University of Chicago. He joined the Minerva Initiative Indictment Team in summer 2016, which aims to produce a formal report on the demographics of individuals indicted in the United States for suspected connections to ISIS. He expects to graduate from the University of Chicago in the spring of 2017.

  • Liya Khan Undergraduate Researcher - Minerva Initiative

    Liya Khan is a second year undergraduate studying Political Science at the University of Chicago. She is also pursuing a minor in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations with a focus in Arabic. Liya works with the Minerva Project, cataloguing and analyzing propaganda and recruitment videos. She expects to graduate in the Spring of 2019.

  • Samuel Miller Graduate Researcher - Minerva Initiative

    Samuel Miller is a second-year M.A. candidate at the University of Chicago, where his studies focus on Islam and international human rights law.  He completed his undergraduate education at Emory University with a B.A. in religion and plans to matriculate into a joint J.D. / Ph.D. program in political theory.  Samuel joined CPOST in September 2016 and is a member of the Minerva team.

  • Abdurrahman Muhammad Undergraduate Researcher - Minerva Initiative

    Abdurrahman Muhammad is a research associate at CPOST and undergraduate at the University of Chicago. He is currently undecided as to what to major in. Since joining CPOST in the summer of 2015, he has helped maintain the Suicide Attack Database and contributed to a case study of the battle methodology of suicide attacks in Ramadi, Iraq. Abdurrahman expects to graduate from the University of Chicago in the spring of 2017. 

  • Aysegul Uysal Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Minerva Initiative

    Aysegul Uysal is a research assistant at CPOST and an undergraduate at the University of Chicago. As an undergraduate, Aysegul is pursuing a BA in Political Science and a minor in Statistics. She is also an international student from Istanbul, Turkey. Her BA focuses on the exemption of Kurds from nation-state building processes in Turkey. As a member of CPOST’s data team, Aysegul helps organize and participates in the updating and verification of the CPOST. She expects to graduate from University of Chicago in 2016.

  • Asya Akca Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Asya Akca is studying Political Science and Human Rights as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago. Originally from Istanbul, she is fluent in Turkish. Since joining CPOST in the fall of 2015, she works to update the Suicide Attack Database. On campus, she is heavily involved at the the Institute of Politics and passionate about women's issues. She expects to graduate from the University of Chicago in spring of 2018.

  • Will Cohen Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Will is a research and data assistant at CPOST and a first year undergraduate at the University of Chicago. He will be majoring in either Economics or Physics. Will joined CPOST in the Fall of 2016 as a member of CPOST’s data team, and helps maintain the Suicide Attack Database. He is also involved in Model United Nations.

  • Ayling Dominguez Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Ayling is a second year undergraduate student at the University of Chicago, where she studies Global Studies and Human Rights and plans to graduate in the spring of 2019. She joined CPOST in the winter of 2017 as a member of CPOST’s data team, and helps maintain the Suicide Attack Database. Other academic interests include international relations, political affairs, and law. On campus, she is involved with the Organization of Latin American Students, the Partnership for the Advancement of Refugee Rights, and the Institute of Politics.

  • Owen Elrifi Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Owen Elrifi is a second year undergraduate at the University of Chicago studying Public Policy and Political Science and minoring in Human Rights.  He joined CPOST in the winter of 2017 as a member of CPOST’s data team, and helps maintain the Suicide Attack Database. On campus, he is heavily involved with the Institute of Politics, as well as Peer Health Exchange and GlobeMed at UChicago.

  • Michael Ferguson Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Michael Ferguson is a second-year undergraduate student at the University of Chicago, studying Public Policy and Spanish.  He joined CPOST in the winter of 2017 as a member of CPOST’s data team, and helps maintain the Suicide Attack Database. Academic interests include international relations, human rights, peace studies, and humanitarian intervention policy.  On campus, he is involved with the Institute of Politics and the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity.  He plans to graduate in the spring of 2019.

  • Michael Frankiewicz Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Michael is a research and data assistant at CPOST and a third year undergraduate student at the University of Chicago where he is majoring in Political Science. He joined CPOST in the summer of 2016 as a member of CPOST’s data team, and helps maintain the Suicide Attack Database. Other academic interest include international relations, law and finance.

  • Eileen Lee Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Eileen is a third year undergraduate at the University of Chicago studying Economics and Political Science . Since joining CPOST in the fall of 2016, she has worked on the data team helping to update the Suicide Attack Database. On campus, she is involved with the student newspaper, the Chicago Maroon, and the Institute of Politics. She expects to graduate in the spring of 2018.

  • Andrew Stone Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant- Suicide Attack Database

    Andrew is a research/data assistant at CPOST and a third-year at the University of Chicago studying Philosophy. He joined CPOST in the fall of 2016 as a member of the Data Team, helping to maintain the Suicide Attack Database. He plans to graduate in the spring of 2018.

  • Jakob Urda

    Jakob is a research and data assistant at CPOST and a second year undergraduate student at the University of Chicago where he is majoring in Political Science. He joined CPOST in the fall of 2016 as a member of CPOST’s data team, and helps maintain the Suicide Attack Database. Other academic interest include international relations, law and consulting.

  • Morgan Venkus Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Morgan Venkus is a research assistant at CPOST and an undergraduate at the University of Chicago. He is pursuing a degree in political science with a minor in statistics. At CPOST, he works at updating the Suicide Attack Database.

  • Felicia Woron Undergraduate Research/Data Assistant - Suicide Attack Database

    Felicia is a data and research assistant at CPOST and a fourth year undergraduate student at the University of Chicago majoring in Political Science and Spanish. Since joining CPOST in January of 2016, she has been a part of the ONR research team and now helps to maintain the Suicide Attack Database. In addition to CPOST, Felicia is the Marketing Manager and a writer for The Gate, UChicago’s undergraduate political review. Felicia expects to graduate from the University of Chicago in the spring of 2017.