2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Recipient

Yonatan L. Morse
Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Connecticut

Yonatan L. Morse is an assistant professor of political science at University of Connecticut. He has worked extensively in sub-Saharan Africa, studying comparative politics and various aspects of authoritarianism. His 2018 book, How Autocrats Compete: Parties, Patrons, and Unfair Elections in Africa, looks at governments that initially come to power in fair and competitive elections but later resort to violence and repression to maintain control.