Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Brigitte Zimmerman obtained her PhD in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego in August of 2014. She will join the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy in the 2015-2016 academic year. She is a scholar of comparative politics, focusing on the political economy of development. Her research agenda examines the relationship between citizens and political officials, with a particular emphasis on accountability in consolidating democracies.