Dissertation Title: "Essays on the Political Power of Bureaucrats"
Committee: Jeff Jenkins (Chair), Craig Volden, Rachel Potter, David Lewis (Vanderbilt)
Kenneth Lowande is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Dissertation Title: “Why Affiliate? Independent Candidates in Emerging Democracies: the Case of Afghanistan since 2001”
Committee: David Waldner (chair), John-Echeverri-Gent, Carol Mershon, William Quandt, and Richard Barnett (History)