University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Jennifer Bussell is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the comparative politics and political economy of development and governance, with an emphasis on understanding the effects of formal and informal institutions on policy outcomes. She has conducted detailed research on technology adoption by developing country governments, based on fieldwork in 17 Indian states, as well as in South Africa and Brazil. Dr. Bussell received her PhD in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville.