Marika Landau-Wells

Job title: 
Assistant Professor
Political Science

Marika Landau-Wells is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California Berkeley. She studies the effects of cognitive processes on political behavior writ large, investigating the ways in which the psychological and neurological underpinnings of threat perception influence policy preferences, with a particular focus on national security decision-making.

Research interests: 
  • Security / Defense
  • Foreign Policy


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