Sabrina B. Arias

Graduate Associate

Sabrina Arias is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania concentrating in international relations and American politics. Her research focuses on topics including public opinion, international cooperation, American foreign policy, and climate politics. Her dissertation examines how small and medium countries employ lobbying strategies and diplomatic capital to ‘punch above their weight’ at the UN. Before coming to Penn, Arias worked in the private sector as a market research consultant, taught English in Malaysia as a Fulbright ETA, and obtained a master’s degree in political science from Columbia University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from Rutgers University.

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