Stephanie Scaglia is an M.A. student in the Department of Political Science with a focus on political theory. Her primary research interests include the intersection of identity politics and defining “the nation," and the emergence of populist movements in democracies.
Ms. Scaglia graduated summa cum laude from New York University, Shanghai in 2022, where she received her B.A. in political science.
She currently works as a Research Associate at RepresentWomen, where she focuses on data-backed solutions and reforms that can strengthen democracy and increase women’s representation in government. She has co-authored several publications, including: Women's Representation and the Twin-Track Ecosystem in the 100 Largest Cities in the U.S, Why Women Won in 2021: How a Twin-Track Approach Advanced Women’s Representation on the New York City Council and Gender Parity Index: The Status of Women's Representation in 2022.