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Molly Offer-Westort

ISPS 
Graduate Student

Molly Offer-Westort

Title 
Graduate Student, Political Science
Molly Offer-Westort is a doctoral student in political science. Her research is on quantitative methodology for social science research. Her substantive interests are in social identity and redistributive preferences, with a regional focus on West Africa and the Sahel. She has worked with the World Bank Development Impact Evaluation Initiative on evaluations in Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, and the Gambia, and for Queen Máxima of the Netherlands in her role as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. She was a Peace Corps volunteer in Madagascar from 2007-2009.
 
She has an M.P.A. in the Economics and Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, and a B.A. in anthropology from Grinnell College.
 
Discipline 
Political Science