Education
  • Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley; B.A. in Anthropology, The University of Chicago

Jennifer Bussell joined the LBJ School of Public Affairs as an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs in 2010. Her research focuses on comparative politics, technology and development policy. Prior to coming to the LBJ School, Bussell received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville. She is the author of many articles, chapters, reviews, and working papers, including “Explaining Cross-National Variation in Government Adoption of New Technologies,” in International Studies Quarterly; “Why Get Technical? Corruption and the Politics of Public Service Reform in the Indian States,” (Comparative Political Studies); and “Will Information Technology Reshape the North-South Asymmetry of Power in the Global Political Economy?” (Studies in Comparative International Development, co-authored with Steven Weber). Her book is titled "Corruption and Reform in India: Public Services in the Digital Age" (2012, Cambridge University Press).

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Media Expertise
  • Technology Policy
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations

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NewsNovember 9, 2012
Between Covers: An Annual Celebration of LBJ School Research, Nov. 13

On November 13, 2012, the LBJ School will present “Between Covers: An Annual Celebration of LBJ School Research,” honoring faculty and students who have published and edited books, articles and policy research reports over the past year. The event will take place in the LBJ School first floor lobby from 5:00 to 6:30 PM.

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