Guest
Kate Baldwin, Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Episode: January 22, 2014

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Professor Baldwin's current research projects examine how community-level institutions interact with the national state to affect development, democracy and conflict, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. She has published articles in the American Political Science Review and the American Journal of Political Science. We talk with her about her forthcoming book about the paradox of hereditary chiefs in democratic Africa.

Learn more about Kate Baldwin