I am a Research Scholar at the Stanford Internet ObservatoryMy primary research interests are in comparative politics and sub-Saharan Africa. My articles appear or are forthcoming in Comparative Political Studies, PS: Political Science and PoliticsWorld Development, and World Politics. 

I was an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Memphis from 2017-2019. I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law from 2016-2017. I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Government at Harvard University in 2016.

Email: shelbygrossman@stanford.edu