Marcus Walton

College of Arts & Sciences Assistant Professor of Political Science

PhD, Political Science, Brown University
BA, Near Eastern Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
PLS 304

Marcus Walton is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston University. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Brown University. He has previously been a postdoctoral fellow at the Public Affairs Research Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa and a lecturer at University of the Witwatersrand.

His research is on democracy and protest in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, specifically looking at how legacies of colonial and post-colonial rule define contentious politics in the 21st century.

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