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Rani Mullen

Associate Professor

Office: Chancellors 123, 757-221-3033
Links: [[rdmull, Email]] and {{, Webpage}}
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and by appointment.
Research Interests: Comparative Politics/South Asia

Rani D. Mullen is Associate Professor of Government at William & Mary.  She has a M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and a M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.  Her research and teaching focus is on democratization and development in South Asia, and democracy and state building in India and Afghanistan in particular.  Rani Mullen worked for the Poverty and Social Policy Department of the World Bank for several years, was a consultant for U.S. Agency for International Development, and a legislative assistant to a member of the German parliament.  Her articles have focused on the linkages between democracy, growth and poverty, the relationship between local governance and social well-being, and center-periphery relations in South Asian countries.