Alexander Trubowitz

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Graduate Student

B.A. summa cum laude, Tufts University

Alexander Trubowitz is a doctoral student in Political Science at Yale. His work is focused on the determinants of institutional persistence and change, particularly in relation to the development of states’ coercive and fiscal institutions. He is especially interested in violence and the growth of state power in Europe and the implications of this process for theories of political and economic development. He also studies the roles of bureaucrats and military officers as political actors in authoritarian and democratic regimes.

Before coming to Yale, Alexander received a B.A. in Political Science and Classics from Tufts University, where he studied the history of political thought and ancient philosophy. His research on related topics has been published in the journal History of European Ideas.

Fields of Interest: 
Comparative Politics