Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, University of Albany.

Reyhan Topal is a PhD candidate and an instructor in Political Science at the State University of New York at Albany. She is majoring in International Relations and minoring in Comparative Politics. She completed her B.A. in International Relations at Bilkent University and M.Sc. in International Relations at the Middle East Technical University. Her research interests lie at the intersections of technology, political violence, radicalism, and authoritarianism. She has 5+ years of experience as an analyst in international projects.