Portrait of Autumn Perkey '25

Autumn Perkey '25

Graduate Student Government President


Autumn Perkey is a fifth-year doctoral student in the Department of Government and Politics specializing in international relations and American politics. Her research focuses on the intersection between political psychology, American foreign policy, public opinion and conflict processes. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University following research examining a cost-benefit analysis that individuals place when evaluating wartime preferences regarding the risk of military fatalities versus the potential for success and the identity of the foreign civilians.