Eitan Paul is a joint PhD student in Public Policy and Political Science. He studies issues related to contentious politics and the effects of foreign democracy, human rights, and governance assistance in developing democracies and electoral authoritarian regimes in Southeast Asia. Eitan is Research Scholar at the Ford School's International Policy Center. In 2016-2017, he was a Weiser Emerging Democracies Fellow at the University of Michigan.
Eitan previously worked on issues related to electoral reform, civil society strengthening, and legislative accountability at The Asia Foundation and the National Democratic Institute in Timor-Leste and Cambodia. He received a B.S. in Foreign Service with honors in the International Politics major from Georgetown University in 2012 and an M.A. in Law and Diplomacy with concentrations in Comparative Politics and International Negotiation & Conflict Resolution from Tufts University in 2016.