Shelby Grossman

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Shelby Grossman, PhD

  • Research Scholar, Stanford Internet Observatory
  • CDDRL Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-17
Encina Hall, C433616 Jane Stanford WayStanford, CA 94305-6055

Biography

Shelby Grossman is a research scholar at the Stanford Internet Observatory. She was previously an assistant professor of political science at the University of Memphis. Dr. Grossman's primary research interests are in comparative politics and sub-Saharan Africa. Her research has been published in Comparative Political Studies, PS: Political Science and Politics, World Development, and World Politics. 

Dr. Grossman was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law from 2016-17. She earned her PhD in Government from Harvard University in 2016.
 

In The News

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News

Announcing the Journal of Online Trust and Safety

Stanford Internet Observatory launches a new open-access journal to feature cutting-edge research on online harm.
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Blogs

My Heart Loves the Army

An Investigation into a Jordanian Disinformation Campaign on Facebook, TikTok and Twitter
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News

New Book From Shelby Grossman of Stanford Internet Observatory

In The Politics of Order in Informal Markets: How the State Shapes Private Governance, Grossman explores findings that challenge the conventional wisdom that private good governance in developing countries thrives when the government keeps its hands off private group affairs.