Jennifer Hudson

PhD Student, University of Central Florida
Oskar Morgenstern Fellow

Jennifer Hudson is a PhD student in political science at the University of Central Florida. Her primary research interests lies within security studies, including topics such as insurgency/counterinsurgency, the dynamics of territorial control in civil war, population displacement in civil war, violence in civil war, terrorism/counterterrorism, comparative political economy (related to civil war and terrorism), and political and economic institutions. Jennifer’s research focuses on the application of geospatial analysis and network analysis to understand conflict and political violence dynamics. She earned an MA in political science and a BA in political science from the University of Central Florida. She was a Mercatus Center Adam Smith fellow during the 2018-2019 and 2017-2018 academic years.