Frederick R. Chen

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Frederick R. Chen

  • Predoctoral Fellow


Frederick R. Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research interests focus on the intersection of economics and security as well as the interactions between domestic politics and international relations. Topics on which Frederick has published or is currently working on include international conflict, foreign policy, trade, foreign investment, and public opinion. Frederick’s work has appeared in the Journal of Politics and Conflict Management & Peace Science. He has received the David A. Lake Award for the best paper at the 2019 International Political Economy Society (IPES) Conference and the Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award for the best research by a graduate student in the social sciences at the University of Wisconsin in 2019–20.

Previously, Frederick was a teaching assistant for several courses at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, both at the undergraduate level and graduate level. He was a visiting graduate student in the Department of Political Science at Yale University and at the University of Alberta.