Jillian Foster

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Political Science

Jillian Foster is pursuing doctoral study in Political Science. Her research sits at the nexus of political violence, behavior, and gender. More specifically, she is interested in the gendered nature of decision-making and political behavior related to violent social movements. Prior to Yale, Jillian spent nearly a decade leading monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and research projects with a special focus on peacebuilding, violent extremism, humanitarian assistance, and gender-based violence in fragile states.