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Joel Selway is a political scientist at Brigham Young University and faculty associate at the Kennedy Center of International Studies (Asian Studies Program) and the Political Economy and Development Lab. His research interests focus on ethnically-divided societies, and especially on how to design democratic institutions to prevent conflict and enhance coordination over public goods provision. He has conducted fieldwork in Thailand, Laos, India and Mauritius. Selway’s publications have appeared in World Politics, Political Analysis, Comparative Political Studies, British Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Conflict Resolution, among others. His PhD is from the University of Michigan.


Institution / Affiliation : Brigham Young University

Geographical Region: Asia
Methodology: Field Experiments
Policy: Conflict and Violence, Ethnic Politics