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Political science department’s Kelly McMann co-authors piece published in Comparative Politics

Kelly McMann, professor of political science, co-authored “Explaining Subnational Regime Variation: Country-level Factors,” newly published in Comparative Politics.

In their piece, the authors examine the puzzle of democratic and non-democratic subnational governments existing within a single country.

Using global data from 1900 to 2018, they found that this phenomenon is more common in countries that are ethnically diverse, rugged, and populous.

Read the article.