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Melanie is a Ph.D. student studying Comparative Politics and American Politics. Her research interests include gender, race, and class politics, sexual violence, and Japanese politics. Melanie holds a B.A. in International Liberal Studies from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, and a M.A. in Political Science from both Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany, and the University of New Mexico.