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First NameLast NameUniversityPhDCountry FocusKeywordsAvailability
Claire Adida University of California, San Diego PhD Benin, Ghana, France, Nigeria ethnic politics, immigration, Muslim immigrants, ethnicity, exclusion, conflict, immigrant, identity, Africa Media Contact
Aisha Ahmad University of Toronto PhD Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan Terrorism, Political Islam, Civil Wars, Transnational Crime, Informal Economies Media Contact
Nadine Ansorg University of Kent PhD Congo Media Contact
Margaret Ariotti Pennsylvania State University PhD Candidate Burkina Faso, Senegal Government composition, government formation, executive-legislative relations, political parties, bureaucracy, public goods provision, Burkina Faso, Senegal Media Contact
Maha Rafi Atal University of Cambridge PhD Candidate India, Kenya, South Africa development, business, globalization, political economy, mining, oil and gas, agribusiness, corporations, history, colonialism, empire, industrial revolution, economic history Media Contact
Severine Autesserre Barnard College, Columbia University PhD Democratic Republic of Congo War, peace, peacebuilding, peacekeeping, humanitarian aid Media Contact
Lauren Balasco Pittsburg State University PhD Transitional justice, international law, human rights, Latin American politics, development, citizen insecurity Media Contact
Virginia Beard Hope College PhD Kenya Media Contact
Rachel Beatty Riedl Northwestern University PhD Senegal, Ghana, Benin, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Burkina Faso Political Parties, Democratization, Authoritarianism, Historical Institutionalism, Religion and Politics, Regime Transition, Term Limits, Decentralization, Local Governance, Representation, Identity Politics Media Contact
Marija Bekafigo University of Southern Mississippi PhD
Marie Berry Josef Korbel School, University of Denver PhD Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina war, political violence, gender, women, politics, genocide, Rwanda, Bosnia Media Contact
Eloïse Bertrand University of Warwick PhD Candidate Burkina Faso, Uganda African politics, political parties, opposition parties, hybrid regimes, democratisation, Uganda, Burkina Faso Media Contact
Lydia Beuman Dublin City University PhD Angola, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe Power-sharing, political institutions, conflict resolution, democratisation, governments of national unity. Media Contact
Amanda H. Blair University of Chicago PhD Candidate Uganda, Sierra Leone, Rwanda armed conflict, sexual and gender-based violence, african politics, feminist theory Media Contact
Jessica Maves Braithwaite University of Arizona PhD civil war, nonviolent resistance, repression, democratization, coups, conflict diffusion Media Contact
Jennifer Brass Indiana University PhD Djibouti, Kenya NGOs, non-governmental organizations, international development, Africa, governance, service provision, pubic goods, renewable energy, distributed generation, solar, mini-grid, electricity, electrification policy, policy implementation Media Contact
Carla Bringas Osaka University PhD Japan, Mozambique, Peru Media Contact
Stephanie Burchard Institute for Defense Analyses PhD Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa Elections, electoral violence, gender, political representation, political institutions, conflict, security sector reform, defense and security issues Media Contact
Susanna Campbell Graduate Institute, Geneva/ American University PhD Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nepal, Sudan, South Sudan Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, Development, Humanitarian Aid, International Organizations, International Non-Governmental Organizations, Foreign Aid Donors, United Nations Media Contact
Elizabeth Carlson Penn State PhD No Media Contact
Christine Cheng King's College London PhD UN, peacekeeping, statebuilding, war economy, West Africa, Liberia, corruption, transitional justice, Colombia. Media Contact
Amanda Clayton Vanderbilt University PhD Uganda, Namibia, Lesotho electoral gender quotas, gender and politics, African politics, political representation No Media Contact
Karisa Cloward Southern Methodist University PhD Kenya NGOs, norms, female genital mutilation (FGM), early marriage, local politics, international aid Media Contact
Justine Davis University of California, Berkeley PhD Candidate Côte d'Ivoire Conflict and Violence, Democratization, Political Culture, Political Participation, Social Movements, Voting Behavior, Youth Media Contact
Josephine Dawuni Howard University PhD Ghana African politics, women in law, gender and development, judicial politics. Media Contact
Nicole De Silva University of Oxford PhD international organizations, international courts, NGOs, human rights, international criminal justice, International Criminal Court Media Contact
Kim Yi Dionne Smith College PhD Malawi, Ghana, Tanzania HIV/AIDS, Ebola, LGTBQIA, Experiments, Health Policy, African Politics, Comparative Politics, Malawi, Ghana, Tanzania Media Contact
Maggie Dwyer University of Edinburgh PhD Gambia, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso African politics, militaries, conflict, peacekeeping, coups d'etat Media Contact
Amanda Edgell University of Florida PhD Candidate Uganda; Kenya gender quotas; democratization; institutions; elections Media Contact
Emma Elfversson Uppsala University PhD Candidate Kenya communal conflict, conflict resolution, mediation, land conflict, governance, political violence, African politics Media Contact
Rachel Ellett Beloit College PhD Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Lesotho courts, rule of law, judiciary, comparative judicial politics, judges, lawyers, democracy Media Contact
Kirsten Fisher University of Ottawa PhD Media Contact
Catherine Cymone Fourshey Bucknell PhD No Media Contact
Valerie Freeland Simon Fraser University PhD Peripheral state strategies, political patronage, human rights, transitional justice, socialization, international relations theory Media Contact
Carol Jean Gallo Cambridge University PhD Candidate Democratic Republic of the Congo DDR; peacebuilding; postcolonialism; feminism; ethnography No Media Contact
Catherine Gegout University of Nottingham PhD European Union, France, Italy Military intervention, foreign policy, European Union, Africa, realism, eurocentrism, International Criminal Court, trade, development Media Contact
Alexandra Gillies Natural Resource Governance Institute PhD Nigeria, other oil rich countries Oil, transparency, Nigeria, oil sector corruption, EITI, commodity trading, resource curse, natural resource governance, national oil companies Media Contact
Rachel Gisselquist United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) PhD International development, ethnic politics, ethnic inequality, horizontal inequality, state fragility, governance, democratization, African politics Media Contact
Jessica Gottlieb Texas A&M University PhD Mali, Senegal, Benin democratic accountability, voting behavior, gender, clientelism No Media Contact
Shelby Grossman Harvard University PhD Candidate Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea informal trade, political economy Media Contact
Allison Grossman University of California, Berkeley PhD Candidate Guinea statebuilding, development, democratic accountability, humanitarian aid, NGOs, Media Contact
Toni Haastrup University of Kent, Canterbury, UK PhD Nigeria, South Africa, UK EU-Africa relations; regional security institutions; feminist security studies; gender, EU politics, intersectionality Media Contact
Sophie Harman Queen Mary University of London PhD Ebola, HIV/AIDS, Global Health, Film, Africa, Global Governance, Development, Aid Media Contact
Mai Hassan University of Michigan PhD Kenya, Sudan authoritarian regimes, hybrid (or competitive/electoral authoritarian) regimes, democratization, bureaucracy, administration, decentralization, ethnic politics, coercion, internal security Media Contact
Erin Hern College of Idaho PhD Zambia political participation, democratization, development, service delivery, state-building Media Contact
Megan Hershey Whitworth University PhD Kenya and Tanzania African politics, International Development, Participatory Development, NGOs, non-governmental organizations, HIV/AIDS, Youth politics, Civil Society, Religion and Development. Media Contact
Carolyn Holmes Mississippi State University PhD South Africa Nation Building, Legitimacy, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Nationalism, Race, Gender, African Politics Media Contact
Jacqueline Ignatova Appalachian State University PhD the politics of food and agriculture, the debate over the cultivation of genetically modified crops, Ghana, interpretive methods, the politics of sustainable development, food sovereignty Media Contact
Corinna Jentzsch Leiden University PhD Mozambique civil war; militias; Media Contact
Martha Johnson Mills College PhD Senegal gender, foreign aid, bureaucracy Media Contact
Sandra Joireman University of Richmond PhD Kosovo, Uganda, Liberia, Property Rights, development, migration, post-conflict, customary law, land rights, ethnic conflict, women Media Contact
Alice Kang University of Nebraska-Lincoln PhD No Media Contact
Sabrina Karim Cornell University PhD Liberia, Peru, Bangladesh Conflict, Political Violence, Peacekeeping, Security Sector Reform, Gender, Policing, International Security, International Politics, United Nations, African Politics Media Contact
Catherine Lena Kelly American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellow PhD Senegal Political party systems, Democratization, Islam and politics, Rule of law, Democracy and governance program evaluation Media Contact
Kathleen Klaus Northwestern University PhD Kenya, Ghana Political Violence, electoral violence, African elections, land rights, post-conflict politics, internal migration, identity politics Media Contact
Jonneke Koomen Willamette University PhD Media Contact
Dominika Koter Colgate University PhD Senegal, Benin, West Africa more broadly ethnic politics, clientelism , vote buying, elections in Senegal, Benin Media Contact
Milli Lake Arizona State University PhD East/Central Africa Rule of law, state building, gender, NGOs, civil conflict, political violence, human rights No Media Contact
Jennifer Larson New York University PhD Social Networks, Cooperation, Norms Media Contact
Adrienne LeBas American University PhD Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe African elections, political violence, electoral violence, political parties, social movements, protest, urban politics, Boko Haram, terrorism, public opinion, Lagos, taxation, rule of law Media Contact
Ashley E. Leinweber Missouri State University PhD Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) African Politics, Islam, non-state actors, weak states, international organizations, United Nations Media Contact
Natalie Letsa University of Oklahoma PhD Cameroon Elections, authoritarianism, public opinion Media Contact
Janet Lewis US Naval Academy PhD Uganda Insurgency, civil war, tribal and ethnic politics, intergovernmental balance of power, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda Media Contact
Cecelia Lynch University of California, Irvine PhD Media Contact
Aditi Malik Penn State University PhD Kenya, India, Rwanda Electoral Violence, Political Parties, Ethnic Politics, Post-Conflict Reconstruction. Media Contact
Andrea Malji Transylvania University PhD India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nigeria ISIS, Al Qaeda, terrorism, political violence, suicide terrorism, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Islam, Boko Haram Media Contact
Zoe Marks University of Edinburgh PhD Sierra Leone Conflict, Civil War, Rebel Groups, Sexual Violence, Political Violence, Gender, Peacebuilding, Transitional Justice, Development, Africa Media Contact
Heather Marquette University of Birmingham PhD Development politics, governance, corruption/anti-corruption, aid policy, developmental leadership, political economy Media Contact
Lucy Martin University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill PhD No Media Contact
Maria Martin de Almagro University of Cambridge PhD African politics, Gender and Politics, Development, Burundi, Liberia, DRC, Women's movement, Foreign Policy, Peacekeeping, women's participation; Women, peace and Security; United Nations; ethics; public policy Media Contact
Gwyneth McClendon Harvard University PhD religion, ethnicity, political participation, political representation, Pentecostalism, political psychology, experiments No Media Contact
Kristin McKie St. Lawrence University PhD Uganda, Zambia Presidential term limits, Sub-Saharan Africa, Democratization, Rule of Law, Constitutional Reform, Foreign Aid Media Contact
Peace Medie University of Oxford and University of Ghana PhD Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana Gender-Based Violence, Norm Implementation, Criminal Justice, Civilian Protection, African Politics Media Contact
Claire Metelits American University PhD Eastern Africa; Western Sahara Conflict, security studies, Africa, Armed groups, Critical Security Studies Media Contact
Peg Murray-Evans University of York PhD South Africa Development, Global Governance, South Africa, Rising Powers, Trade, Brexit Media Contact
Geraldine O'Mahony Central Washington University PhD Liberia African Politics, Conflict Processes & War, Development, Human Rights, NGOs, Peacekeeping, Political Violence, Refugees, Religion & Politics Media Contact
Amy Patterson University of the South PhD Zambia, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania African politics, HIV/AIDS, global health, health policy in Africa, Ebola, donors and health in Africa, Zambia, Ghana Media Contact
Rebecca Peters Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Department of Public Administration and International Affairs PhD Angola Africa, International Development, International NGOs, Angola Media Contact
Amanda Pinkston Harvard University PhD Candidate Benin, Ghana, Togo Media Contact
Jessica Piombo Naval Post-Graduate School PhD South Africa South Africa, elections, democratization, peacebuilding, conflict mediation, transitional governance, postconflict governance, statebuilding, foreign assistance, development assistance, Burundi, Uganda, U.S. military, U.S. foreign policy in Africa, African security, African peacekeeping Media Contact
Melina Platas Izama Stanford University, NYU Abu Dhabi 2016-- PhD Candidate Uganda education, Islam in Africa, health, Africa, foreign aid Media Contact
Carrie Reiling University of California, Irvine PhD Candidate Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali United Nations, Women Peace and Security, post-conflict Media Contact
Rebecca Richards Keele University PhD Somaliland Statebuilding, state failure, development, peace, security, state, unrecognised state, Somalia, Somaliland Media Contact
Amanda Robinson Ohio State University PhD Malawi ethnicity, nationalism, diversity, culture, segregation, gender gaps, gender differences, ethnic politics Media Contact
Laura Seay Colby College PhD Democratic Republic of Congo African politics, state fragility, non-state actors, development, conflict, conflict minerals, resource governance Media Contact
Lahra Smith Georgetown University PhD Comparative Politics, African Politics, Citizenship, Migration, Democratization, Institutions No Media Contact
Izabela Steflja Tulane University, New Orleans PhD Rwanda, Bosnia, Serbia transitional justice, reconciliation, international criminal tribunals, international criminal justice, civil war, ethnic conflict, genocide Media Contact
Victoria Stewart-Jolley University of Cambridge PhD Candidate Iraq, Afghanistan Political Science, Democratisation, International Law, International Relations, United Nations, Electoral structures, Middle East, Iraq, Regime Change, Afghanistan Media Contact
Rachel Strohm University of California, Berkeley PhD Candidate DR Congo, Rwanda, Ghana social protection, welfare, cash transfers, CCTs, political behavior, patronage, traditional authority Media Contact
Carla Suarez Dalhousie University PhD Candidate Democratic Republic of the COngo Political Violence, Non-State Governance, Rebel Groups, State-Civil-Rebel Relations, Civilian Agency, African Politics, Transitional Justice, Contentious Politics, Human Rights, Qualitative Methods, Latin America Politics Media Contact
Haley Swedlund Radboud University Nijmegen & Yale University PhD Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, The Politics of Foreign Aid, Donor-Government Relations, Political Economy of Development, African Politics, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Media Contact
Melanie Thompson Uc Berkeley PhD Candidate Zambia Women in Politics, Party Politics, Political Behavior Media Contact
Susan Thomson Colgate university PhD Rwanda Politics, rural-urban relations, land and agriculture, international justice, local justice, gacaca, reconciliation, national unity. Media Contact
Aili Mari Tripp University of Wisconsin PhD women and politics, women's movements, global feminism, transnational feminism, African politics, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, East Africa, Liberia Media Contact
Robin Turner Butler University PhD South Africa Comparative politics, African Politics, state-society relations, political economy, rural politics, South Africa, politics of tradition, tourism, property rights, gender, representation, tourism studies, environmental justice No Media Contact
Cheryl Van Den Handel Northeaatern State University PhD No Media Contact
Laura Vinson Oklahoma State University PhD Nigeria African politics, Nigeria, ethnic and religious conflict, power-sharing institutions, Pentecostal-charismatic resurgence, humanitarianism Media Contact
Nancy J. Walker Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University PhD Civil Military Relations; Security Sector Governance; Women and Leadership; National Security Decision Making; Peace Support Operations; United Nations; Inter Agency Coopertion Media Contact
Catherine Weaver University of Texas PhD development, aid, world bank, climate change, food security Media Contact
Beth Elise Whitaker University of North Carolina, Charlotte PhD Kenya, Tanzania Migration and security in Africa, funding of rebel groups, politics of immigration, refugees, counter-terrorism, diaspora politics Media Contact
Susanna Wing Harverford College PhD Mali Mali, Sahel, French intervention, women's rights Media Contact