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Evan Lieberman

Total Professor of Political Science and Contemporary Africa at MIT

Areas of expertise

  • - Democratic governance in Africa
  • - Ethnic conflict
  • - Public health
  • - Comparative politics

Major works

Census Enumeration and Group Conflict, in World Politics (with Prerna Singh) Does Information Lead to More Active Citizenship? In World Development (with Daniel Posner and Lily Tsai) Boundaries of Contagion, Princeton University Press

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About Me

Evan Lieberman is the Total Professor of Political Science and Contemporary Africa at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lieberman received his BA from Princeton University, and his MA and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholar at Yale University, and was Professor of Politics at Princeton University before coming to MIT in 2014. He conducts research in the field of comparative politics, with a focus on development and ethnic conflict in sub-Saharan Africa.

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