Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Merced. I received my PhD from Harvard University and was previously a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University.
My research is in comparative politics, with a focus on democratization, distributive politics, organizations, and political-economic history. My book project, Seeds of Change: When Technology Disrupts Politics, examines how established parties collapse, highlighting the importance of technological change and the organizational incapacity of party elites to adapt, in the context of the green revolution.
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