Areas of Expertise
Comparative Politics, Contemporary African Politics, Famine Studies, Political Development, Political Economy, Political Violence, Democratization and Institution Building, Higher Education in Post-Colonial Africa
With Adrienne LeBas, “Elite Conflict, Compromise, and Enduring Authoritarianism: Two Episodes of Polarization in Zimbabwe, 1980 to 2008,” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 681:1 (Jan. 2019), p. 209-226.
Stephen Chan and Julia Gallagher, Why Mugabe Won: The 2013 elections in Zimbabwe and their aftermath. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). In Africa, 88:3, (2018), p. 624-626. Book review
Michael Bratton, Power Politics in Zimbabwe. (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2014). In Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 13:3 (Sept. 2015), p. 879-880. Book Review
Domestic Politics and Drought Relief in Africa: Explaining Choices (Boulder & London: First Forum Press, 2012).
How Will Climate Change Transform Governance and Regional Security in Southern Africa?” in Daniel Moran ed. Climate Change and National Security: A Country Level Analysis. (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2011)
“Social Protection in Post-Crisis Zimbabwe: Challenges and Priorities for Reform,” in Dr. Admos Chimhowu ed. Moving Forward in Zimbabwe – Reducing Poverty and Promoting Growth. (Manchester, U.K.: Brooks World Poverty Institute, The University of Manchester 2009)
“Political Incumbency and Drought Relief in Africa,” in Armando Barrientos and David Hulme eds. Social Protection for the Poor and Poorest: Concepts, Policies and Politics. (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008)