Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara, 2007
Office Hours: M 4:30pm-5:30pm
F 1:30pm-2:30pm & by appointment
Office: Clark Hall 404D
Originally from Claremont, California, Sabrina Pinnell received a B.A. in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1992, focusing on comparative and American politics. She then went on to receive a Master’s in Public Administration from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 1995. She completed her studies in 2007 with a Ph.D. in Political Science from UC Santa Barbara. Her interests are primarily in comparative and international politics, especially those of post-Soviet countries; she has done research work on comparative judicial politics in Russia, Hungary and South Africa, and is now concentrating on comparative democratization and the effects of sovereignty on international politics.