Welcome! I’m a third-year PhD student studying political science at the University of California, Davis where I split my time between my position as a teaching assistant and research on international security and research methods.


University of California, Davis | Davis, CA PhD in Political Science | Sept 2021 - June 2026 (Expected)

Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA B.S in International Relations & Politics | 2020


“Hilbert, M., Thakur, A., Flores, P. M., Zhang, X., Bhan, J. Y., Bernhard, P., Ji, F. (in press). 8% - 10% of algorithmic recommendations are ‘bad’, but… an exploratory risk-utility meta-analysis and its regulatory implications. International Journal of Information Management.

Lewis, D. E., Bernhard, P., & You, E. (2018). President Trump as manager: Reflections on the first year. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 48(3), 480-501.