Martha Wilfahrt

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
Barrows 748
Phone:
510 642 5633
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Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-4pm

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Faculty

Research Interests: 
African Politics, Political Economy of Development, Redistributive Politics
Degrees: 
PhD Cornell University
MA Indiana University Bloomington
BA University of Wisconsin-Madison
Personal Statement: 

Martha Wilfahrt studies African Politics and Political Economy of Development with a focus on historical legacies, redistributive politics and state-society relations. Her current research interests include the influence of precolonial legacies in contemporary African politics, the rise of local governance on the continent, the persistence of social norms and concept formation in the ‘historical renaissance.’ Her work has appeared in Comparative PoliticsWorld Development and World Politics.