Guy Grossman

Associate Professor
Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, Room 428
Office Hours: Tuesdays 4-5PM

Guy Grossman is an Associate Professor at the Political Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests fall under the broad category of political economy of development, with a regional focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. In his work, he uses a host of causal inference tools as well as text and social network analysis to address substantive questions regarding political behavior, economic development, and conflict processes. His work has been published in journals such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, International organization, British Journal of Political Science, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Before coming to UPenn, he was a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University and a Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Development Strategies at Columbia University.

Research Interests: 
  • Comparative politics
  • Political economy of development
  • African and Middle East politics
  • Political behavior
  • Causal inference methods
Other Affiliations: 

University of Pennsylvania
The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
133 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215
Phone: (215) 898-7641

Nicholas Sambanis Chair
Alex Weisiger Graduate Chair
Daniel Hopkins Undergraduate Chair