Kelly Zhang, Ph.D.


kelly.zhang [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit


Kelly Zhang is returning as a visiting researcher in the Institutions and Political Inequality Department and will join the IPI team through September 2022. She is a Research Scientist at the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics as well as a Research Affiliate at MIT GOV/LAB. She is currently conducting research on COVID-19 vaccine confidence in Kenya, Nepal, and the Philippines as part of the Busara Center's VAX-UP initiative and is working on a book project that looks at how voter poverty shapes politician accountability for corruption in Kenya.