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Professor, Political Science and Ethnic Studies Women's & Gender Studies

Alice Kang holds a joint position in the Department of Political Science and in the Institute for Ethnic Studies (African-American and African Studies). She teaches about Africa, women and politics, democracy, and comparative politics. In 2015, she published Bargaining for Women’s Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy (University of Minnesota Press). Before entering into academia, Dr. Kang was a Peace Corps community health volunteer in Burkina Faso and a consultant for the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, an international non-profit based in Washington, DC, where she worked on civic education and election commission programs in Benin, Guinea, and Mali.