Xiran Chen

Ph.D. Candidate

Xiran Chen is a Ph.D. student majoring in comparative politics and minoring in international relations. His research interests lie in the intersection of political violence, social movements, and political institutions. He is currently working on a project that examines the relationships between party, party system, and electoral violence in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Besides his research in political science, Xiran enjoys reading and writing modern Chinese poetry (现代汉诗).