Department ofPolitical Science

Ami Shah

Ami Shah

Visiting Assistant Professor

253-535-7687 (office)

Profile

Professional
Emphasis

International Development, International Relations, IPE, Neoliveralism, Urban Studies, Identity, Ethnic Conflict, Citizenship, West Africa, South Asia

Education
Degrees

DPhil (PhD) in Department of International Development, University of Oxford, 2007

MPhil with distinction in Department of International Development, University of Oxford, 2002

BA in International Affairs and International Economics, The George Washington University, 2000

Personal
Biography
Dr. Shah joined the Department of Political Science at PLU in 2012.  She teaches classes focused on International Relations, Global Development, Comparative Politics, and Urban Studies.  Dr. Shah conducts research in Nigeria and India, where she examines the effects of neoliberal urban development policies on livelihoods, identities, and state-society relations for the urban poor.