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Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Uris Hall, G08
Ryan C. Briggs is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts. His research interests include international development, political economy, foreign aid, and African politics. He is a former Affiliate Scholar at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi; and he won the Hessel Yntema Prize for best article in the American Journal of Comparative Law by authors under 40. His publications include articles in World Development; “Does Foreign Aid Target the Poorest?” in International Organization; and “Legal Families Without the Laws: The fading of colonial law in French West Africa,” in American Journal of Comparative Law.