Elise Pizzi presented the second Lucken Lecture in the Department of Political Science Friday, April 27, 2018, on the topic of “Political Action by Ethnic Minorities in China.”
Pizzi is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa. She received her PhD from the University of Colorado in 2015. Her primary research focuses on public goods provision in developing countries, specifically the local politics of drinking water provision in rural China. Her research also addresses the role of ethnic identity and geographic conditions in natural resource governance and civil conflict. She is the recipient of a Fulbright grant and a Foreign Language and Area Studies grant.
The Lucken Lectures are sponsored by the Lucken Faculty Fellowship, funded through the generosity of Kent A. Lucken, an alumnus of the Department. We are grateful for his support.