Michael Bratton, From Power Politics to Popular Power

Last week at the conference in recognition of the contributions of University Distinguished Professor Michael Bratton it was visible the enormous impact he had on the study of African politics.  Professionals from around the world gathered on the campus of Michigan State University to discuss important issues pertaining to African politics.  Click here for the conference flyer.

 

Panel on authoritarian dynamics in Africa (From left: Richard Joseph, Northwestern University; Dan Posner, UCLA; Adrienne LeBas, American University; Robert Mattes, Strathclyde University.   Credit: Chrissy Scheller

 

Prof. Boni Dulani, (University of Malawi, MSU Political Science Ph.D.) Credit: Chrissy Scheller

 

Toasts to Prof. Bratton at Broad Museum reception (From left: Richard Joseph, Northwestern University; Anne Schneller, MSU; Mike Bratton, MSU)  Credit: Carolyn Logan

 

 MSU Political Science PhD Students at Broad Museum reception (From left: Chrissy Scheller; Mircea Lazar; Steve Anderson).  Credit: Mike Bratton

 

 

Prof. Gyimah-Boadi (Afrobarameter Executive Director and Founder of Ghana Center for Democratic Development).  Credit: Chrissy Scheller