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Gabriella Montinola

Gabriella Montinola

Associate Professor

669 Kerr Hall Department of Political Science
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616

Office Hours for Spring 2016 :

  • Mondays 2:00-4:00 pm. or by appointment



Ph.D., Political Science, Stanford University
M.A., Political Science, Stanford University
B.A., Political Science with Highest Honors, Emory University



“Foreign Aid, Time Horizons, and Trade Policy” (co-authored with Daniel Yuichi Kono). Comparative Political Studies.  (2015)

“Helping Hand or Heavy Hand? Foreign Aid, Regime Type and Domestic Unrest” (co-authored with Daniel Yuichi Kono and Nicholas Verbon). International Political Science Review (2013)

“The Uses and Abuses of Foreign Aid: Development Aid and Military Spending.” (co-authored with Daniel Yuichi Kono). Political Research Quarterly 66, 3 (2013): 615-629.

“When Does Aid Conditionality Work?” Studies for Comparative International Development 45, 3 (September 2010): 358-382.

“Does Foreign Aid Support Autocrats, Democrats, or Both?” (co-authored with Daniel Yuichi Kono). The Journal of Politics 71, 2 (April 2009): 704–718.

“Who Recovers First? Banking Crises Resolution in Developing Countries.” Comparative Political Studies 36, 5 (June 2003):541-74.

“Veto Players and the Rule of Law in Emerging Democracies” (co-authored with Josephine Andrews). Comparative Political Studies 37(1)(February 2004):55-87.

"Sources of Corruption: A Cross-Country Study" (co-authored with Robert Jackman). British Journal of Political Science 32(1) (January 2002):147-70.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

Comparative Politics: