Richard Gagliardi is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics, who specializes in international relations.  His research focuses on the intersection of political psychology and security studies.  Richard’s dissertation explores how national stereotypes, many of which have a racial or ethnic character, affect state reputations.

His research has been supported by the Center for International Security Studies and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.  Prior to Princeton, Richard graduated from Brown University in 2015 with a BA in Political Science and Economics.