Welcome! I am a Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University's Department of Political Science and DevLab, supervised by Scott de Marchi. Previously, I was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Wilf Family Department of Politics and the Center for Data Science at New York University, supervised by Arthur Spirling. My work has been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. I was born in Minneapolis, MN.
I received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego, an M.A. in Politics from New York University, and a B.A. in Anthropology with a minor in Law from Seoul National University.
Title: In the Name of National Interest: Persuasion in Security Politics
Connelly, Matthew, Raymond Hicks, Robert Jervis, Arthur Spirling, and Clara H. Suong (2020). ``Diplomatic Documents Data for International Relations: The Freedom of Information Archive (FOIArchive) Database.” Conflict Management and Peace Science: 1-20. doi.org/10.1177/0738894220930326
Suong, Clara H., Scott Desposato, and Erik Gartzke (2020). ``How Democratic is the Democratic Peace? A Survey Experiment of Political Preferences in Brazil and China." Brazilian Political Science Review, 14(1), e0002. doi:10.1590/1981-3821202000010002
Suong, Clara H. ``Pakistan, 2001-2011: Washington’s Small Stick" in Proxy Wars: Suppressing Violence through Local Agents edited by Eli Berman and David A. Lake. Cornell University Press, 2019, pp. 159--184.
Annual Meeting of the Society for Political Methodology, MIT, July 2019 (Poster)
Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018
Annual Meeting of the Society for Political Methodology, Brigham Young University, July 2018 (Poster)
Annual Meeting of the Society for Political Methodology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, July 2017 (Poster)
Proxy Wars Conference, George Washington University, September 2016
Experiments in International Relations Conference, Princeton University, May 2014
Southern California Comparative Political Science Conference, UC Santa Barbara, September 2013
Introduction to International Relations
War and Society
National Security Strategy
U.S. Foreign Policy
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific
Data Analytics for the Social Sciences
Quantitative Methods [Ph.D.]
Reviewer: American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Political Communication, Review of International Organizations, International Journal of Public Opinion Research