Ariel Young

PhD student at Department of Government, Graduate Students

Visiting address:
Gamla Torget 6
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

PhD Candidate at the Department of Government at Uppsala University

Topic: The general theme of my dissertation work is to understand how the 2008 Global Financial Crisis has impacted individual social policy preferences and socioeconomic outcomes. My methodological approach is primarily quantitative.

Research field: Political and policy attitudes, Social Policy and Welfare State politics, Social inequality.

Keywords: poltical science political economy welfare state politics policy attitudes social policy quantitative methods financial crisis social inequality negotiation international negotiation

Teaching experience:

  • Social Science Methods (Graduate level)
  • Politics of the Welfare State (Graduate level)
  • Comparative European Politics (Bachelor level)


  • Master's Degree (Politics and International Studies) Uppsala University
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Political Science) University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

Work experience:

  • (2009 - 2011) Research Assistant: Department of Peace and Conflict Research.
  • (2006 - 2008) Budget Analyst: Lockheed Martin Co.
  • (2006) Political Liaison: Hawaii State Legislature, Representative Blake Oshiro (House Majority Leader).

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Ariel Young