Judith Kelley

Judith Kelley, associate professor of public policy and political science at Duke University, has published widely in such journals as International Organization and the American Political Science Review. She is also the principal investigator of the National Science Foundation–sponsored Project on International Election Monitoring.

July 2010, Volume 21, Issue 3

Election Observers and Their Biases

Why do election monitors sometimes issue contradictory statements or endorse flawed elections? The answers are not always straightforward; in some cases, the monitors’ good intentions may undermine their credibility.