Rachel Beatty Riedl

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Research Interests

Institutional development in new democracies, local governance and decentralization policy, and authoritarian regime legacies, with a regional focus in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Education/Academic qualification

Political Science, PhD, Princeton University

… → 2008

Political Science, PA, Princeton University

… → 2004

International Relations, BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 2000

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Grants 2019 2019

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Research Output 2006 2018

From the outside looking in: Latin american parties in comparative perspective

Hicken, A. & Riedl, R. B., Jan 1 2018, Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay, and Collapse. Cambridge University Press, p. 426-440 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

party system
Latin America
Southeast Asia
Costa Rica

Institutional legacies: Understanding multiparty politics in historical perspective

Riedl, R. B., Jan 1 2018, Institutions and Democracy in Africa: How the Rules of the Game Shape Political Developments. Cambridge University Press, p. 41-60 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

party structure
distribution of power

Sub-National–Cross-National Variation: Method and Analysis in Sub-Saharan Africa

Riedl, R. B., Jul 1 2017, In : American Behavioral Scientist. 61, 8, p. 932-959 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Africa South of the Sahara
political attitude
research planning
Research Design
13 Citations (Scopus)

Individualism and empowerment in pentecostal sermons: New evidence from nairobi, kenya

Mcclendon, G. H. & Riedl, R. B., Jan 1 2016, In : African Affairs. 115, 458, p. 119-144 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Political Parties, Regimes, and Social Cleavages

Riedl, R. B., 2016, The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism. Fioretos, O., Falleti, T. G. & Sheingate, A. (eds.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

party politics
party system