Hannah’s research examines criminal and political violence and democratic backsliding, with a country focus on Mexico and a particular interest in the politics of punishment. She is a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) at Tulane University. Hannah completed her PhD in Political Science at Brown University in 2023, and was previously a Predoctoral Fellow at the Center for US-Mexican Studies, UC San Diego (2021-23), a Peace Scholar Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (2021-22), and an Emerging Scholar awarded by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (2021-22).
In 2017, Hannah co-founded the Democratic Erosion Consortium and she designs and runs the Summer Fellowship program. The Consortium is a partnership of researchers, students, policymakers, and practitioners committed to marshaling evidence and learning to address the growing crisis of democratic erosion worldwide.
In addition to her substantive areas of interest, she has ongoing collaborative projects to evaluate and improve research ethics in violent contexts.
Hannah’s research has been published in Political Science Research & Methods and PS: Political Science & Politics.
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