Vanessa Melinda Perez, Adjunct Faculty

Vanessa Melinda Perez, PhD is a lecturer with the MA in Government and MS in Government Analytics programs. She is also a Senior Policy Analyst for the D.C. nonprofit sector working in the area of electoral participation and political institutions. Her research is on American politics, with emphasis on elections and campaigns, voting behavior, and statistical methods.

She holds a PhD, MPhil, and BA in Political Science from Columbia University.