Noah Louis Nathan
Faculty Associate, CPS
Assistant Professor, LSA Political Science
Noah Nathan's research focuses on political behavior and the organization of political parties in new democracies in Africa. His current book project examines the electoral effects of urbanization in Africa, based on extensive field research in Ghana. Other work on voting behavior, ethnic politics, and intra-party competition in Africa has been published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and British Journal of Political Science. He has a PhD from Harvard's Department of Government.
- RAPID: Political Party Organization and Women's Empowerment in Ghana. (Nahomi Ichino, Noah Louis Nathan) 2017-2019. NSF.
- Nathan, Noah Louis. 2016. "Local Ethnic Geography, Expectations of Favoritism, and Voting in Urban Ghana." Comparative Political Studies 49(14): 1896-1929.
- Nathan, Noah Louis. Forthcoming. "Does Participation Reinforce Patronage? Policy Preferences, Turnout and Class in Urban Ghana." British Journal of Political Science : 1-27.
- White, Ariel R., Noah Louis Nathan, and Julie K. Faller. 2015. "What Do I Need to Vote? Bureaucratic Discretion and Discrimination by Local Election Officials." American Political Science Review 109(1): 129-142.
- Ichino, Nahomi, and Noah Louis Nathan. 2013. "Crossing the Line: Local Ethnic Geography and Voting in Ghana." American Political Science Review 107(2): 344-361.
- Ichino, Nahomi, and Noah Louis Nathan. 2013. "Do Primaries Improve Electoral Performance? Clientelism and Intra-Party Conflict in Ghana." American Journal of Political Science 57(2): 428-441.
- Ichino, Nahomi, and Noah Louis Nathan. 2012. "Primaries on Demand? Intra-Party Politics and Nominations in Ghana." British Journal of Political Science 42: 769-791.