I am proud to advise a terrific group of graduate students affiliated with Berkeley’s Center on the Politics of Development (see CPD Research Associates here).

Please find below list of students whose dissertations I am advising or have advised (along with their current positions, for students who have already completed the Ph.D.).

Doctoral Committees

Name, Year of Ph.D. (Ph.D. Institution), Current Position (if applicable); *=dissertation chair or co-chair

Bhumi Purohit, 2022 (anticipated, Berkeley), Assistant Professor, McCourt School-Georgetown (beginning 2022)
Catlan Reardon, 2022 (anticipated, Berkeley), post-doctoral fellow, CDDRL, Stanford (beginning 2022)*
Anna Callis, 2022 (anticipated, Berkeley)*
Anirvan Chowdhury, 2022 (anticipated, Berkeley)*
Anustubh Agnihotri, 2022 (anticipated, Berkeley), Assistant Professor, Ashoka University (beginning 2022)
Nicholas Kuipers, 2022 (anticipated, Berkeley), pre-doctoral fellow, CDDRL, Stanford University; Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore (beginning 2022)*
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla, 2021 (Berkeley), pre-doctoral fellow, Stanford Impact Labs, Stanford University*
Natalia Garbiras-Díaz, 2021 (Berkeley), Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute (beginning September 2021)*
Christopher Carter, 2020 (Berkeley), post-doctoral Fellow, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Assistant Professor, University of Virginia (beginning 2022)*
Justine Davis, 2020 (Berkeley), Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Guadalupe Tuñón, 2019 (Berkeley), Assistant Professor, Princeton University*
Mathias Poertner, 2018 (Berkeley), Assistant Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science*
Danny Donghun Choi, 2018 (Berkeley), Assistant Professor, Brown University (beginning 2022)
Natália Bueno, 2017 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Emory University*
Pia Raffler, 2017 (Yale) , Assistant Professor, Harvard University*
Nikhar Gaikwad, 2017 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Steve Rosenzweig, 2017 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Boston University*
Germán Feierherd, 2016 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina*
Lucas Novaes, 2016 (Berkeley), Assistant Professor, Insper Institute of Education and Research, São Paulo, Brazil.
Andrew Bertoli, 2016 (Berkeley), Assistant Professor at IE University, Madrid, Spain.
Michael Weaver, 2016 (Yale), Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
Jason Stearns, 2016 (Yale), Senior Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, NYU
Luis Schiumerini, 2015 (Yale), Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame*
Dawn Teele, 2015 (Yale), Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Malte Lierl, 2015 (Yale), Research Fellow, German Institute for Global and Area Studies*
Selim Erdem Aytaç (Yale), 2014, Associate Professor, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey
Rebecca Nielsen (Yale), 2015, Assistant Professor, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia*
Sarah Pallas, 2015 (School of Public Health, Yale), Post-doctoral fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Rory Truex, 2014 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Princeton University*
Erica De Bruin, 2014 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Hamilton College
Cameron Ballard-Rosa, 2014 (Yale), Associate Professor, UNC Chapel Hill
Calvert Jones, 2013 (Yale), Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park
Brian Fried, 2013 (Yale), Florence Levy Kay Fellow, Brandeis University
Juan Rebolledo, 2012 (Yale), Ministry of Finance/McKinsey, Mexico
Edwin Camp, 2012 (Yale), Yale Unions
Allison Carnegie, 2012 (Yale), Associate Professor, Columbia University
Xiaobo Lü, 2011 (Yale), Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Sheree Bennett, M.A. 2008 (Yale), International Rescue Committee