Abigail Skalka

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Abigail
Skalka

A.M. Candidate in Regional Studies—REECA

Graduate Student Associate

Abigail received her bachelor's degree in government, magna cum laude, from Cornell University in 2020. Her honors thesis was a quantitative analysis investigating a link between personal religiosity and support for right-wing populism, focusing mainly on Poland in a comparative perspective.

Expertise
Democratic backsliding; radical right-wing populism; the Catholic Church in politics; history and culture of Poland.
Foreign Language

Education

B.A.
, Government
, Cornell University