Erin Baggott is a Ph.D. student in Government focusing on international relations. Her substantive research interests include security studies, development, and China. Methodologically, she is interested in events data and text analysis. Previously, she received a B.A. in Government and Economics from Harvard College in 2008, magna cum laude, and a M.Sc. in Modern Chinese Studies from the University of Oxford in 2009. She was previously awarded a Harvard University Michael von Clemm Fellowship and a Fulbright Scholarship and has worked at the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the US Embassy in Beijing, and the United Nations in Rome.