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 the Program Coordinator for the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights (New York, NY).

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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