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Liz McGuire

Assistant Professor
Political Science


Liz McGuire earned her PhD in political science from Yale University in 2021. She uses experimental and quantitative methodologies to study gender politics, changes in gender norms, and the social psychology of gender norms. She is also interested in international development and is currently focusing on East Africa.

Research Interests

Political Economy of Gender; Development; African Politics; Women's political participation; Experimental methods

Teaching Interests

African Politics; Experimental Methods; International Political Economy of Women; Comparative politics; politics of development.

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