University of California, Berkeley
Oren Samet is a PhD candidate in the Political Science Department at the University of California, Berkeley. His research centers on opposition parties and civil society, focusing in particular on the international activities of these actors in authoritarian contexts. Before coming to Berkeley, he served as the Research and Advocacy Director of ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, working with politicians and civil society leaders to address human rights issues across Southeast Asia. He previously worked as a Junior Fellow in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and holds a B.A. from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.