Affiliate Spotlight: Sascha Riaz

November 19, 2021
Sascha Riaz

Sascha Riaz is a Harvard graduate student and resident affiliate here at IQSS. Get to know him in our latest affiliate spotlight, and be sure to say hello if you see him around CGIS.

What is your program?

PhD (G5), in the Department of Government

What is the focus of your work?

Political behavior, political economy, and European politics.

What's something interesting you’ve come across
recently in your research?

In Germany, holding a PhD (and listing the title “Dr."
next to your name on the ballot) increases your
expected vote share by half a percentage point!