Alison Post

Assistant Professor
Political Science

Alison Post is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies at U.C. Berkeley, focusing on urban and regional development. Her research examines the politics of regulating urban infrastructure and utilities investment in Latin America. Her doctoral dissertation, “Liquid Assets and Fluid Contracts: Explaining the Uneven Effects of Water and Sanitation Privatization,” won the 2009 William Anderson award from the American Political Science Association for the best dissertation in the general field of federalism, intergovernmental relations, state or local politics.