Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for African Development (CAD) at the College of William & Mary
Philip Roessler is an Assistant Professor at the College of William & Mary, and the Director of the Center for African Development (CAD) at William & Mary's Global Research Institute. His research and teaching offer new perspectives on conflict, state-building, and development, with a focus on the region of sub-Saharan Africa, where he has conducted extensive field research. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Maryland, and has held fellowships at Stanford University and Oxford University. His research has been published in World Politics, American Journal of Political Science and other journals.
Chinese Development Finance and the African State: A Capacity-Legitimacy Trade-Off?
With support from IIE and USAID via its Democracy Fellows and Grants Program, we plan to systematically assess the effects of Chinese aid and investment on recipient states at both the national and sub-national levels.
The Effects of Chinese Aid on State Legitimacy in Africa: Cross-National and Sub-National Evidence from Surveys, Survey Experiments, and Behavioral Games
Robert A. Blair, Philip Roessler