Samantha Lange

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Graduate Student

Research Areas

International Relations
Comparative Politics
Secondary field of study: Methodology


Samantha specializes in International Relations, with specific research interests in topics related to human rights and repression, international conflict processes, sanctions, and global oil politics. Her current research examines how global interdependence and commodity-specific effects shape the relationship between trade and conflict. Additional work explores the lasting effects of economic sanctions on human rights practices in target states.


Stetson University, BA, 2009
University of Iowa, MA, 2011


  • Mitchell, Sara McLaughlin, Samantha Lange, and Holly Brus. 2013. “Gendered Citation Patterns in International Relations Journals.” International Studies Perspectives 14(4): 485-492.