Associate Professor of Political Science
Wednesday 1:30-3:30 p.m.
or by appointment
PhD, Stanford, 2013. Comparative politics, historical political economy, development, ethnic politics, bureaucracy, and South Asia. Alexander Lee earned his PhD from Stanford and his BA from Yale. His research focuses on the factors governing the success or failure of political institutions in South Asia and other areas of the developing world. In particular, his work focuses on the historical evolution of state capacity, the causes and consequences of identity politics, and bureaucratic politics. His work uses quantitative methods, historical sources, and fieldwork in rural India and has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, World Politics, the Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Political Science Research and Methods and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science. His books, Development in Multiple Dimensions: Social Power and Regional Policy in India, From Hierarchy to Ethnicity: The Politics of Caste in Twentieth-Century India are available from Michigan and Cambridge University Presses.
- PSCI/INTR 257 The Origins of the Modern World
- PSCI/INTR 266 The Politics of India and Pakistan
- PSCI/INTR 273 The Politics of Terrorism
- PSCI/INTR 277 Caste, Class, and Race
- PSCI 501 Writing and Research in Political Science
- PSCI 555 Democratic Political Processes
- PSCI 559 Historical Political Economy
- PSCI 563 Causal Inference: Applications and Interpretation
- PSCI 564 Development and Political Economy
- PSCI 565 Political Economy of Development