Ji Yeon (Jean) Hong (Ph.D., New York University, 2014) is an Associate Professor of Social Science. Her research interest centers on the political economy of authoritarian regimes. She focuses on political-economic incentives and constraints that shape authoritarian rulers’ policy choices. Her studies range over various topics in the political economy including authoritarian elections, economic development, industrial policy, social policy, conflicts and violence, and colonial legacies. Her recent works have been published or are forthcoming in the British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Political Science Research and Methods, and Economic History Review, among others.