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Whitney McIntosh

Whitney McIntosh

Social Science Research Professional, American Democracy
Encina Hall, C139e
616 Serra Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

Research Interests

Comparative Politics, Democracy, Security, French history and culture, Intellectual history, Inter-war period


Whitney McIntosh is a Research Assistant for the Stanford Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective, within the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law. She is a recent graduate from Stanford University, where she studied both International Relations and English, and received interdisciplinary honors through CDDRL. Her honors thesis explored the evolution and internationalization of the concept of security during the interwar period in France, from 1919-1933. Her research interests currently include global populism, post-truth democracy, and the conceptual evolution of security.