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Alyssa Maraj Grahame

Professional Title: 

PhD Candidate
Teaching Associate

Office: 

Machmer 304

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Office Hours: 

Fall 2016: Tuesdays 11:30-1:30 and by appointment

Degree: 

Honours BA, political science and anthropology, University of Toronto

Bio: 

Alyssa Maraj Grahame is a doctoral candidate with concentrations in political economy, comparative politics, and contemporary political thought. Her research interests focus on financialization, contentious responses to the European economic crisis, the politics of austerity and sovereign debt, and European (dis)integration. Her dissertation project examines how the 2008 financial collapse and Great Recession provoked uprisings that seek democratic change, with particular attention to how ordinary people attempt to renegotiate and redefine democratic practice for the 21st century. She has conducted extensive field research in Iceland and Scotland. 

Curriculum Vitae: 

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Program: 

  • Political Science