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Yilin Su

Yilin is a first-year Ph.D. student at the UCL Department of Political Science, supervised by Prof. Kristen Bakke, Dr. Katerina Tertytchnaya, and Prof. Nils Metternich.

Yilin
Email: yilin.su@ucl.ac.uk
Location: 1.02/1.03, 36-38 Gordon Sq.

Biography

Yilin is a first-year Ph.D. student at the UCL Department of Political Science, supervised by Prof. Kristen Bakke, Dr. Katerina Tertytchnaya, and Prof. Nils Metternich. She holds an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London (Distinction). Before starting her Ph.D., Yilin was a research assistant at the University of Glasgow. She also has experience working in journalism. Yilin is the recipient of the Bentham Scholarship: four-year scholarship at the Department of Political Science, UCL.


PhD title and short abstract

Protest Restrictions, Protesters, and Protest Bystanders in Illiberal Regimes

This research studies how protest restrictions as a means of non-violent repression affect protest participants and bystanders in illiberal regimes, with a specific focus on East/Southeast Asia.


Research interests

Non-violent repression, protest, nondemocracies, public opinion, female activism


Research groups

  • Conflict & Change
  • Comparative Politics