Assistant Professor of Political Science
PhD, British Columbia, 2016. Political economy, comparative politics, political methodology. In a series of recent articles, Anderson examines the effects of poverty alleviation policies in the local politics of Brazil, with a focus on the changes that arise in the structures of patronage, vote buying, and clientelism. He is also developing a model to understand political coalitions in environments plagued by clientelism, using data from Mexico, and working in a series of articles that employ econometric techniques to quantify the effects of geographical sorting on U.S. voter behavior. Teaches courses on research methods (graduate), elections (undergraduate), and political economy of development (undergraduate).