Kim Yi Dionne

Five College Assistant Professor of Government

Kim Dionne

Contact & Office Hours

Spring 2018
Friday, 1–4 p.m.

Wright Hall 231



Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of California at Los Angeles


Kim Yi Dionne teaches courses on African politics, ethnic politics and field research methods. Her research interests include political behavior and public opinion, health, ethnicity and research methods. The substantive focus of her work is on the opinions of ordinary Africans toward interventions aimed at improving their condition and the relative success of such interventions. Her work has been published in African AffairsComparative Political Studies and World Development.

Dionne was previously a Fulbright Scholar in Malawi (2008–09) and assistant professor of political science at Texas A&M University (2010–13).