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Dr Catarina Thomson


Texas A&M University, College Station, USA (2007-2012) PhD in Political Science. Fields: International Relations, Foreign Policy, Political Psychology, Experimental Methods.

Dr. Jose Horwitz Barak Psychiatric Institute, Santiago, Chile (2005-2006) Two-year post-baccalaureate program leading to accreditation in Clinical Psychology. College of Clinical Psychology Reg. 3144.

Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile (2003-2004) Masters in Clinical Psychology. Masters awarded with highest honours, ranked first of 86 students.

Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile (1999-2002) B.A., Psychology.

Research Grants and Awards:

University of Exeter ADR Strategic Fund (2014) for collaborative project “What is Peace Worth? Decision-making and the Relocation of Out-Group Populations in Times of Crises.”

Future Research Leaders grant
(ES/L010879/1), Economic and Social Research Council £176,030 (Oct 1 2014-Sept 30 2017) for project “Constraints on the Design of Security Policy: Insights from Audience Costs Theory and Security and Defence Elites in the United Kingdom.”

Excellence in Teaching Award
. Department of Political Science, Texas A&M University (Fall 2012, Spring 2013)

Doctoral Dissertation Grant, National Science Foundation (SES-1123291) (2011).

Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellowship (2011-2012).