COVID-19 impact: Rachel Beatty Riedl on Africa’s response
By Susan Kelley
Rachel Beatty Riedl, an expert in international studies, says Africa is the first place to look for an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, given Africa’s success in dealing with the Ebola virus.
Riedl directs the Einaudi Center for International Studies and is the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Government. Her research interests include institutional development in new democracies, local governance and decentralization policy, focused on sub-Saharan Africa.
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