Department of Political Science
University of Massachusetts
Office: Thompson 206
Telephone: (413) 545-6172
Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (1984).
Research Interests: The strength of clientelism in Africa's new democracies.
Courses include: Government and Politics of West Africa; Government and Politics of East Africa; African Political Economy.
Publications: Politics in Africa: a New Beginning? (2002); Democracy in the Caribbean: Myths and Realities(1994); Democracy by Default: Dependency and Clientelism in Jamaica (1991).
Languages: English, French.
Geographic focus: former British colonies, especially The Gambia.