Timothy Model is a Ph.D. student in Indiana University's Department of Political Science, as well as an affiliate of the IU Russian Studies Workshop. He studies the political economy of corruption. His dissertation, “The Logic of Anti-Corruption Campaigns,” investigates the ways in which autocrats use anti-corruption campaigns to maintain regime stability. A second strand of his research concentrates on statistical methods of electoral fraud detection. He received bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies in 2012 from Miami University where he was also affiliated with the Havighurst Center.
Graduate Student, Political Science