Didi Kuo

Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow

Didi Kuo, Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow, will write a book on the collapse of political parties across Western democracies and its implications for democratic reform. She manages the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. Her first book, Clientelism, Capitalism, and Democracy, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. She holds a BA from Emory University, an MSc in economic history from Oxford University, where she studied as a Marshall Scholar, and a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University.