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Jaimie BleckJaimie Bleck

Assistant Professor of Political Science
(PhD, Cornell University)
217 O’Shaughnessy
(574) 631-5069

Geographic focus: Sub-Saharan Africa

Thematic interests: Democracy and citizenship; education and social service provision

Current research: Education and citizenship in Mali; parties and political issues in Africa; Islamic politics in the Sahel; information brokerage and political mobilization in rural Africa

Selected publications:

  • With Nicolas van de Walle, “Parties and Issues in Francophone West Africa: Towards a Theory of Non-mobilization,” Democratization 18, 5 (2011)

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