Sonam Kotadia is a research intern at FairVote. She recently received a MA in International Security with concentrations in global risks and research methods from Sciences Po Paris. She graduated with a BA in Global Studies and German Studies from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include voter attitudes and behavior, electoral and political party systems, and populism in Europe and the US. Prior to coming to FairVote, she was a fellow at the UC Berkeley Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, where she worked on political participation and voting rights.