Jaimie Bleck

Assistant Professor of Political Science; concurrent assistant professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs

403 Decio Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-5069
jbleck@nd.edu

Jaimie Bleck


Areas of expertise: Electoral politics, citizenship, governance and political behavior in Africa, especially Mali


Jaimie Bleck is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and the Senior Research Advisor for the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. She also is a concurrent faculty member in the Keough School of Global Affairs.

Bleck’s research interests include electoral politics, citizenship, governance, and political behavior in Africa with a specific focus on Mali. Her book, Education and Empowered Citizenship, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2015. Her articles have been published or are forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, African Affairs, the Journal of Modern African Studies, and Stability. Her research has been funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the National Science Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

Bleck has worked as a consultant for the World Bank, CARE, Freedom House, and Winrock International. She holds a Ph.D. in government from Cornell University.