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Gretchen Casper

Gretchen Casper

Associate Professor

315 Pond Lab
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 865-8748

Office Hours:

  • Tuesday 3:00 -5:00 pm and by appointment

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Ph.D., The University of Michigan, 1993. Her primary research interests are in democratization and elite behavior  from a cross-national perspective as well as the politics of developing nations and new democracies. Her work appeared in Political Analysis and she has published two books Negotiating Democracy (with Michelle M. Taylor), and, Fragile Democracies: The Legacies of Authoritarian Rule. She came to Penn State in 1998 from Caltech and from Texas A&M.

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