Participant Info

First Name
Kim Yi
Last Name
Smith College
HIV/AIDS, Ebola, LGTBQIA, Experiments, Health Policy, African Politics, Comparative Politics, Malawi, Ghana, Tanzania
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

Kim Yi Dionne is assistant professor of government at Smith College and a contributing editor to The Monkey Cage, a blog on politics and political science at The Washington Post.  She studies comparative politics with a focus on marginalized populations and their experience with health and development interventions. Her research draws primarily from experiences in African countries. She was a Fulbright Fellow to Malawi from 2008 to 2009 and received her Ph.D. in political science from UCLA in 2010.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage

All Monkey Cage/Washington Post contributions

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Country Focus
Malawi, Ghana, Tanzania

Research Areas

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