Nicole Peisajovich is a PhD student in political theory specializing in democratic theory. Her research interests include political leadership, political representation, political parties and direct citizen participation. Ms. Peisajovich is particularly interested in studying the impact of digital technologies in democratic practice. In previous projects, she has examined the rise of new political parties in both Europe and the Americas which propose to use digital tools to generate greater citizen participation. In her current research project she analyzes the normative relationship between democracy and leadership.
Ms. Peisajovich has a BA in Political Science from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and an MA in Global Thought from Columbia University. Before joining Columbia, she worked in the public and nonprofit sectors in Argentina.