Kate Carter

Ph.D. Student: Comparative Politics


Research Interests:

Elections, Technology, Political Economy of Development, Africa


Kate Carter is a fourth year graduate student in the Department of Political Science specializing in comparative politics. Her research focuses on elections and technology 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).



Robert F. and Jane E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies.