Dr. Vineeta Yadav is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Penn State. Her research and teaching interests lie in comparative politics, political economy, and survey research. Her research specifically focuses on the comparative study of business and religious interest groups and their consequences for political outcomes and policy outcomes in developing countries. She specializes in the politics of South Asia. Her fourth book Religious Parties and the Politics of Civil Liberties published with Oxford University Press in 2021 won as honorable mention for the Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. She is currently working on studying the rise and consequences of populist parties in developing country democracies.
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