Chad Levinson

Political Scientist


University of Chicago

Ph.D. — Political Science, 2017
Moral Subsidy
The Origins of Interest Group Influence in U.S. National Security Politics

John Mark Hansen (chair), William G. Howell, John J. Mearsheimer

A.M. — Social Science

Columbia University

B.A. — English


Virginia Tech

Assistant Professor, Government and International Affairs (2018 — Present)
School of International and Public Affairs, College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Williams College

Stanley Kaplan Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (2017 – 2018)
Department of Political Science and Leadership Studies Program

University of Chicago

Preceptor (2014 – 2017)
Committee on International Relations

Harvard University

Research Fellow, International Security Program (2013 — 2014)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government


Institute for Society, Culture, and the Environment
Scholars Program Grant, $30,000

LBJ Foundation
Moody Research Grant, $1480

Truman Library Institute
Inaugural John K. Hulston Scholarship, $2600

The Roosevelt Institute
Grant-in-Aid, $750

The Eisenhower Presidential Library
Abiline Travel Grant, $875

University of Chicago
Research Travel Grant, $2500


American Political Science Association
Leonard D. White Award for best doctoral dissertation on public administration

University of Chicago
Grodzins Prize Lectureship

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