I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at UCLA. Previously, I was a post-doctoral fellow at Columbia with EGAP – Evidence in Governance and Politics. I hold a Ph.D. in political science from Princeton.
My work appears in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, and Political Analysis, and won the 2016 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science and the 2013 Pi Sigma Alpha Award for best paper from the Midwest Political Science Association.
I am co-founder of the Project on Resources, Development, and Governance network. My work has received major funding from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the International Growth Centre, and the National Science Foundation.