Thursday, October 5, 2017
Eye on Africa with Anne Pitcher: No Place Like Home: The Politics of Urban Residential Development i
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
About the Speaker
Anne Pitcher is a professor of African studies and political science and a faculty associate in the Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. She also serves as President of the African Studies Association. Her research focuses on urban politics, party systems and service delivery especially in Angola, Mozambique, Kenya and South Africa. Pitcher has authored several books and numerous articles on the political economy of African countries. Her last book, "Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies" (Cambridge, 2012) won Honorable Mention for best book award from the African Politics Conference Group, an organized section of the American Political Science Association and the African Studies Association. Currently, she is a co-editor with Kelly Askew of African Perspectives, a book series at the University of Michigan Press.