Jaimie Bleck



Regular Faculty - Assistant Professor


Comparative Politics


2011 PhD, Government, Cornell University 
MA, Government, Cornell University
BA, Political Science (Honors) and BA, International Studies (Honors), University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Jaimie Bleck is a Ford Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.  She specializes in African politics with a focus on democratization, education, participation, and citizenship.  Her work has appears in the Journal of Modern African Studies, Comparative Political Studies, and Democratization. Her current research in Mali is funded by grants from the Spencer Foundation, National Science Foundation, and USAID. She received a BA in Political Science at the University of Chicago and a PhD in Government from Cornell University.  She has consulted for Freedom House, Winrock International, CARE, and the World Bank.  Before attending graduate school, she worked on the Africa Education Initiative in Central and Southern Africa.

Contact Information

Office: 403 Decio
Phone: 574-631-5069
Fax: 574-631-4405
Email: jbleck@nd.edu

Mailing Address

Department of Political Science
217 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46545


Bleck CV