photo of Dr. Lindsey PruettDr. Lindsey D. Pruett 

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Cornell University
Office:  208-B Stubbs Hall
Phone:  225-578-2141
Fax:  225-578-2540

Curriculum Vitae

Area of Interest

Selected Publications


POLI 2053  Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLI 4060  Comparative Politics-Political Violence
POLI 7974  Comparative Politics-The State & Society


Lindsey Pruett, Assistant Professor (Ph.D. Cornell University), studies Comparative Politics with a regional focus on West Africa.  Her current research focuses on security forces, state-building, decolonization, and gender.  Her most recent project draws on survey and archival evidence to explore attitudes towards police and the military in Senegal.  Her research has appeared in academic journals including P.S. Political Science, and is forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, and the Journal of Peace Research.