Ali Cain

Ali Cain

Research Interests

Ali Cain joined the MA program in Fall 2019. Her research interests include: far-right populist parties, German politics, European politics, human rights, and refugee rights.

Ali graduated in May 2021 and is currently a Policy Officer for the Delegation of the European Union to the U.S. (Washington, D.C.).

MA Thesis

State of Pandemic: Opportunity or Challenge to Far-Right Populist Parties? The Case of the Alternative für Deutschland Party
Advisor: Paula Ganga


  • MA in European History, Politics, and Society - Columbia University, 2021
  • BA in Political Science and History - SUNY Binghamton, 2016

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2021 - MA Student Service Distinction, European Institute

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