Peter Cornelis van der Windt

Peter van der Windt, Assistant Professor of Political Science, NYUAD

Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: petervanderwindt@nyu.edu
Education: PhD Columbia University; MPhil(cum laude) Tilburg University

Research Areas: politial economy of development in conflict-prone areas of Africa


Peter is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at New York University - Abu Dhabi.

He conducts field experiments, collects original data and uses statistics to learn about governance and service delivery in areas where the state is weak. His work takes place in Congo, Sierra Leone and Kenya.

In 2015, Peter received a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He also obtained an M.Phil. in economics (with distinction) from Tilburg University.

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