Sarah Bush Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor

Democracy promotion, International influences on elections, International women’s rights, Gender and climate change, International non-governmental organizations


Sarah Bush is the author of two books, “The Taming of Democracy Assistance: Why Democracy Promotion Does Not Confront Dictators” (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and “Monitors and Meddlers: How Foreign Actors Influence Local Trust in Elections” (Cambridge University Press, 2022). In addition to her research on international influences on elections and democracy, she conducts research on gender equality reforms globally, the role of non-governmental organizations in world politics, and the origins of gender differences in climate attitudes worldwide.

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