Andy Harris 

Andy Harris, Assistant Professor of Political Science at New York University Abu Dhabi.

Andy received his PhD in Government from Harvard University in 2012. Prior to joining NYUAD, Dr. Harris was appointed a prestigious Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. His research focuses on African political economy with a focus on governance, bureaucracies, and research methodology, and employs structured and unstructured "big data" sources, satellite imagery, administrative records, and interview and archival sources in his research. Dr. Harris has published work in the American Political Science Review, The Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Electoral Studies, and Political Analysis.  He regularly collaborates with governmental organizations like the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of Kenya and the Kenya Law Reform Commission and international non-governmental organizations like the National Democratic Institute in the course of his research.


Read the GLD interview with Andy here!