Alison Post, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
Alison's research examines urban politics and policy and other political economy themes, including environmental politics and policy, regulation, and business-government relations. She also collaborates with engineers, urban planners, and scholars of public health on research on infrastructure and natural resource management. She works principally in Latin America, and recently in India and the United States as well. Post is the author of Foreign and Domestic Investment in Argentina: The Politics of Privatized Infrastructure (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and numerous articles. She is a former President of the Urban and Local Politics section of the American Political Science Association and is currently Chair of the Steering Committee for the Red de Economía Política de America Latina (Repal). Her research has been funded by the Hewlett Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and USAID.