GRADUATE STUDENT | DAN DE KADT
Dan de Kadt is a PhD candidate in political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before coming to MIT he studied at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Oxford University. He studies political behavior, political and economic development, and experimental and quantitative methodology. At present his primary research interest is micro-level political processes in Southern African democracies. He focuses on political psychology and voting behavior, and the interplay between elections and behavior. His dissertation project, Developing democrats: How elections affect ordinary citizens in new democracies, explores the effects of electoral experience on citizen behavior in South Africa. For more information see his personal website.