Kim Yi Dionne
Kim is the Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College, and her focus is on African Politics. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science at UCLA and was a member of the faculty at Texas A&M University from 2010-2013. From 2008-2009, she was a Fulbright Scholar in Malawi conducting research on the political economy of HIV/AIDS interventions. She has also collected data in Ghana and Tanzania. She studies a variety of topics including African politics, health (particularly HIV/AIDS), identity, and research methods. Methodologically, she is interested in the systematic analysis of qualitative data, field experiments, social network analysis, and anything that can be learned from longitudinal household-level data. Her current research includes studies of ethnicity-of-interviewer effects in Africa and same-sex politics in Africa.
Institution / Affiliation : Smith College
Geographical Region: Africa
Methodology: Field Experiments, Survey Methodology
Policy: Corruption, Development, Ethnic Politics