Graduate Research Fellow
Stuart Russell is a PhD student studying comparative politics and quantitative methodology in the MIT Political Science Department. His research interests include bureaucracies and public service delivery in countries with weak state capacity, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa. With the support of GOV/LAB, Stuart conducted field research on bureaucratic accountability in Bamako, Mali.
Prior to MIT, Stuart was a Princeton in Africa fellow in Dakar, Senegal with the public health organization Population Services International. He also previously worked at the Center for International Development at Harvard University. Stuart graduated from Swarthmore College in 2014 with high honors in political science and economics.