Carnegie Mellon University

The Politics of Authoritarian Regimes

with Dr. Jennifer Gandhi

Thursday, April 20, 2023
5:00 - 6:00 PM ET
In-Person Event with Zoom Hybrid Accessibility (registration information is forthcoming)

IPS is delighted to have Dr. Jennifer Gandhi join us for an in-person event at CMU's Pittsburgh campus! Dr. Gandhi's research and expertise is on authoritarian regimes, elections, and political institutions and she will analyze the politics of authoritarian regimes during our lecture. 

Jennifer Gandhi is Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Jackson School of Global Affairs at Yale University. Her research interests are in comparative politics and political economy, with a focus on authoritarian regimes and transitions to and from democracy. Professor Gandhi’s work includes an award-winning Cambridge University book, Political Institutions under Dictatorship, as well as articles in leading political science journals, such as the American Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Politics. Prior to joining Yale, Professor Gandhi was Professor and Chair of Political Science at Emory University. She earned her B.A. from Columbia University and her Ph.D. in Political Science from New York University.