Susan Hyde is a Professor of Political Science and interim co-director of the Institute of International Studies at UC Berkeley. She is an expert on international election observation, election fraud, and democracy promotion. She has served as an international election observer all over the world, and she has worked with the Carter Center, the National Democratic Institute, Democracy International, the International Republican Institute, and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems on democracy promotion issues and researching how democracy promoting organizations can evaluate the effects of their work. In cooperation with the Carter Center, she has piloted methods for introducing the random assignment of short term election observers to the deployment plans used by international observers. At Yale, she is a resident fellow at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), and is a faculty affiliate of the MacMillan Center and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego, in 2006.
Real name:Susan Hyde