Author profile: William Kakenmaster and Alice C. Hill

William Kakenmaster is an incoming PhD in political science student at the University of Notre Dame and PhD Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. He holds an MSc (Distinction) in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA (summa cum laude) in international studies from American University. His research, which concerns the comparative politics of democracy, democratization, and climate change, has appeared in Global Environmental Politics, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.


Alice C. Hill is senior fellow for climate change policy at the Council on Foreign Relations and co-author of Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption (Oxford University Press, 2019). She was formerly Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the National Security Council staff.

The Coming Storm: Crisis, Climate Change, and the Right to Vote

William Kakenmaster and Alice C. Hill • Mar 30 2020 • Articles

COVID-19 reveals new vulnerabilities in the right to vote. The pandemic has shown that the USA needs actions to avoid ad hoc responses to disruptions of voting rights.

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