Chagai Meir Weiss
Conflict and Polarization Lab
King Center on Global Development
Chagai is a postdoctoral fellow at the Conflict and Polarization lab at the King Center. Chagai Weiss is a political science PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Middle East Initiative predoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. Chagai's core interest is in examining how institutions and the people within them shape intergroup relations in divided societies. He is also working on several projects examining the effects of scalable interventions for prejudice reduction, the electoral effects of conflict, the institutional origins of partisan polarization, and experimental methods. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, and Cambridge University.