Team directory: B

Team directory: B

Kate Baldwin

Kate Baldwin, Associate Professor of Political Science

Kate Baldwin is the Peter Strauss Family assistant professor of political science. She studies the political economy of developing countries, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Her current research projects analyze politics in weak states. In these contexts, she is interested in how community-level institutions – such as traditional leaders and NGOs – interact with the national state to affect development, democracy and conflict.

Alex Bavalsky

Alex Bavalsky, Dahl Scholar, 2022 - 2023

Alex is a sophomore from New York City intending to major in Ethics, Politics, & Economics. His research interests include international development, empirical flaws in democratic institutions, and peacebuilding. 

Steven Berry, Professor of Economics and Jeffrey Talpins Faculty Director of the Tobin Center for Economic Policy

Steven Berry is the David Swensen Professor of Economics and the inaugural Jeffrey Talpins Faculty Director of the Tobin Center for Economic Policy, specializing in the empirical analysis of markets in equilibrium. Berry is a winner of the Frisch Medal of the Econometric Society and is an elected fellow of that society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Graduate Policy Fellow 2022

Alexandra Bray, ISPS Graduate Policy Fellow

Alexandra Bray is a PhD candidate in Organizations & Management at the Yale School of Management. Her research explores how healthcare organizations and the actors within them respond to intra- and extra-organizational pressures. As an ISPS Policy Fellow, she will investigate the effects of team dynamics on healthcare worker turnover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, she earned a BA in Sociology from New York University.

Operations Manager, ISPS

Christina Butler, Operations Manager

Office Location: 77 Prospect Street