Professor Kapiszewski Joins Government Department

The Department of Government is excited to welcome Professor Diana Kapiszewski to the department this August.

Kapiszewski (pronounced cap-i-chef-ski) is an expert on comparative judicial politics and is author of High Courts and Economic Governance in Argentina and Brazil (Cambridge University Press).  This book was given the C. Herman Pritchett Award for the best book on law and courts written by a political scientist and published in 2012.

She is also a leader in the study of qualitative methods in political science and is a co-author of Field Research in Political Science which will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2014.  Kapiszewski was recently awarded the David Collier Mid-Career Achievement Award by the American Political Science Association’s Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research.

Kapiszewski will be an Assistant Professor and will teach courses on comparative law and Latin America starting in January 2014.