Ann Karreth

Ann Karreth is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses focusing on development, democratization, and African politics. Her research explores the intersections of political economy, ethnicity and social capital, and in particular, the dynamics of inter-ethnic cooperation in local public goods provision across African communities. Her work has been published in such outlets as the Journal of Modern African Studies, Democratization and the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Politics. Annie received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs in May 2013 and has previously been affiliated with the Democracy in Africa Research Unit in the Center for Social Science Research at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School.