Deniz Aksoy

Assistant Professor of Political Science
PhD, University of Rochester
research interests:
  • Comparative Politics

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
  • CB 1063
  • One Brookings Dr.
  • St. Louis, MO 63130

Deniz Aksoy’s research is motivated by an interest in comparative political institutions and political violence. 

Aksoy's current projects explore the influence of domestic political institutions, such as electoral institutions and political parties, on discontented groups’ incentives to use political violence. Her research has been published in journals such as American Journal of Political ScienceWorld PoliticsJournal of PoliticsLegislative Studies Quarterly, and British Journal of Political Science.