Graeme Blair- Does Community Policing Build Trust in Police and Reduce Crime? Evidence from Six Coordinated Field Experiments in the Global South.

Date
Wed, Sep 30 2020, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Speaker
Graeme Blair, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UCLA
Graeme Blair
Biography

Graeme Blair is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. Blair uses experiments and field research to study the causes and consequences of violence in developing countries – and what we can do about them. He is the lead investigator for the Evidence in Governance and Politics six-country community policing study (“metaketa”). He also co-leads the DeclareDesign project. Blair’s work has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, Science Advances, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, and Political Analysis among others. He has been awarded the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science, the MPSA Pi Sigma Alpha best paper award, and the Statistical Software Award from the Society for Political Methodology.