Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Kaitlyn Carter

Ph.D. Student
Comparative Politics
Research Interests: 
Political Economy, Africa

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Kate Carter is a second year graduate student in the Department of Political Science specializing in comparative politics. Her research focuses on political economy and development in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kate previously worked on open innovation programs for the United States Agency for International Development in Washington, DC. She holds a BA in Economics and Political Science with a minor in African Studies from Northwestern University (2010) and an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago (2011).