Zophia Edwards

Zophia Edwards

Zophia Edwards

Ph.D Candidate

Curriculum Vitae
E-mail: zedwards@bu.edu

BIO AND RESEARCH

Zophia Edwards received her B.A. in Astrophysics from Williams College in 2005. Her current research and teaching interests include international development, globalization, political sociology (including colonialism and labor movements), and comparative-historical research. She ties these interests together to understand the factors that influence development in the Global South. Specifically, her dissertation is a cross-national study that uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the roles domestic and global forces play in shaping economic disparities between oil- and mineral-rich developing countries. She serves as a Student Member on the Editorial Board of Political Power and Social Theory, and is a member of Boston University’s African Studies Center.