Qixuan Yang.

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Graduate School Student


I am interested in authoritarianism through a historical lens: How recent/modern authoritarian systems were/are established, preserved, and eventually dissolved, focusing on the interactions between the individuals in the society and the institutions. In particular, (soviet-style) land redistribution policies will be part of the empirical agenda.

I apply a range of methods (quantitative and qualitative) to pursue my empirical inquiry. Before coming to Yale, I received a data science degree and worked as a data scientist/machine learning engineer in the private sector, with a focus on natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning operations (MLOps).



  • B.A. Political Science and Public Administration, University of Konstanz, Germany (2017)
  • M.Sc. Social and Economic Data Analysis, University of Konstanz, Germany (2019)

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