• Assistant Professor, Political Science Department


  • Christina Cottiero (2023). Protection for Hire: Cooperation through Regional Organizations. International Studies Quarterly. Vol. 67, sqad082. Published, 10/2023.
  • Christina Cottiero & Stephan Haggard (2023). Stabilizing Authoritarian Rule: The Role of International Organizations. International Studies Quarterly. Vol. 67, sqad031. Published, 06/2023.
  • Christina Cottiero & Claire Adida, Leonardo Falabella, ShahBano Ijaz, Isabel Gotti, Gregoire Phillips, Michael Seese (2022). Taking the Cloth: How Religious Appeals Increase Compliance with Covid-19 Prevention Measures. Journal of Experimental Political Science. Published, 09/12/2022.


  • Virtual Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes (VWAR) paper presentation. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/2023.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • The Rise of Authoritarian International Organizations. PI: Stephan Haggard. Co-PI(s): Christina Cottiero, Christina Schneider, Lauren Prather. Smith Richardson Foundation, 09/2020 - 09/2023. Total project budget to date: $175,000.00

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Western Africa