Tommaso Pavone is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Politics. His research interests lie at the intersection of comparative politics and public law, with a specific focus on the legal development and contentious constitutionalization of the European Union's Treaties and the Council of Europe's European Convention on Human Rights. He holds an M.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago, where he studied political science and public law, and a B.A. in Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Before coming to Princeton, he was a Research Technician Senior at the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).