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Mary Alice Haddad
John E. Andrus Professor of Government - Wesleyan University
Mary Alice Haddad is the John E. Andrus Professor of Government, Director of the Office for Faculty and Career Development, and Professor of East Asian and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University. She is author of Effective Advocacy: Lessons from East Asia’s Environmentalists (MIT, 2021), Building Democracy in Japan (Cambridge, 2012), Politics and Volunteering in Japan: A Global Perspective (Cambridge, 2007) and co-editor of Greening East Asia: The Rise of the Eco-Developmental State, co-edited with Ashley Esarey, Joanna Lewis, and Stevan Harrell (University of Washington Press, 2020), and NIMBY is Beautiful: Cases of Local Activism and Environmental Innovation Around the World, co-edited with Carol Hager (Berghahn Books, 2015). Her articles have appeared in journals such as Comparative Political Studies, Democratization, Journal of Asian Studies, and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. She has received numerous grants and fellowships from organizations such as the Institute of International Education (Fulbright), the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, the Japan Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Mellon Foundation, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, and the East Asian Institute.