Promoted to Professor
Department of Political Science
Dwayne Woods received his master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and his bachelor’s degree from Antioch College. With a specialization in comparative politics, his research explores the effect of political regimes on distributive and redistributive outcomes regarding social policies such as education and health in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Currently, Woods is working on the rhetoric of identity populist movements like the Northern League in Italy and the Swiss People's Party and its relationship to international migration and globalization. He served as guest editor for the Chinese Political Science Review and as a Scholar-in-Residence at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
His journal articles have appeared in the Chinese Political Science Review, Comparative Political Studies, Democratization, the Journal of African and Asian Studies, and others.