– Ph.D., Department of Government at Georgetown University and the Associate Director of the Democracy and Governance Program - His research focuses on issues related to authoritarian institutions and electoral authoritarianism in the African context, where he has conducted extensive fieldwork. - Has published articles in the journals World Politics, Democratization, and Comparative Politics and he has a forthcoming article on the relationship between authoritarian parties and states in International Political Science Review. Is currently working on a project that evaluates the impact of repeated elections in Africa and a project that looks at the consequence of public provision on clientelism. He has received grants from Georgetown University and the Center for Democracy and Civil Society for his research, and was the recipient of Georgetown’s Glassman Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences. Consultant and advisor for Freedom House, PITF, V-Dem, USAID, and the NDI and is a contributor to the blog Democracy in Africa.
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