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 book, Education and Empowered Citizenship in Mali, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2015.  Her work appears in the Journal of Modern African Studies, Comparative Political Studies, African Affairs and Democratization. She spent 2014-2015 on sabbatical in Mali as an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellow.  Her research has been funded by grants from the Spencer Foundation, National Science Foundation, and USAID-DRG.

Office Hours

Spring Semester: Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wednesday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, and by appointment

Contact Information

Office: 215 Hesburgh Center
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