Governance Group Fellows are graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh who have affiliated with the governance group to provide expert research assistance on projects.

Fellow Affiliation Area of Expertise Research Interests
Arana, Ignacio Department of Political Science Latin America Presidential behavior, constitutional change, informal institutions, and executive-legislative relations
Belasco, Christopher Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Latin America Parties and party systems, redistribution, civil society, and development policy
Carreras, Miguel Department of Political Science Latin America, North Africa The study of parties and party systems, populism, and the link between criminal violence and the quality of democracy
Escorcia, Maria Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Latin America, Caribbean International development, development planning, design, budgeting, and project implementation
Loustau-Williams, Danielle Graduate School of Public and International Affairs North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa International Development, Grassroots mobilization in the rural regions of North Africa, sustainability, and infrastructure development
Savane, Moussa Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Sub-Saharan Africa Public Administration, NGOs, and needs assesment
Trelles, Alejandro Department of Political Science Latin America Executive branch, bureaucracy, and political parties
Yuldashev, Farhod Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Central Asia, Turkey Decentralization, civil society, land reform, and counterterrorism