Brian Warby

Associate Professor of Political Science

Brian Warby

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(319) 273-3151

Brian Warby

Associate Professor of Political Science

US Fulbright Scholar - Kampala, Uganda. May-October 2021. Affiliated with Makerere University.


PhD Political Science - University of South Carolina (2014)
M.A. Political Science - University of South Carolina (2011)
B.A. Political Science - Brigham Young University (2007)

Research Interests

Politics of development; Poverty alleviation; International trade and conflict

Professional Accomplishments


Warby, Brian. 2016. Politics, Poverty and Microfinance: How Governments Get in the Way of Helping the Poor. Lexington: Lanham, MD. 

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Bailey, Nicholas and Brian Warby. 2018. “Explaining the competition for FDI: Evidence from Costa Rica and cross-national industry-level FDI data”. Research in International Business and Finance 47: 67-77.

Warby, Brian. 2018. “The Long-term Societal Impacts of Conditional Cash Transfers: Bolsa Familia a Decade in”. International and Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Science 7: 79-103.

Book Chapters

Warby, Brian and Silvia Pellegrino. 2021. “Do Women in Government Champion Development Friendly Regulations?” In Globalisation and Sustainable Development: Quest for a New Paradigm. Eds. Sheila Rai and Dhirendra Vajpeyi. Society Publishing: Burlington, ON. 

Jilani, Nadia, Ashley Murph-Schwarzer, Dona Roy, Matthew Shaffer and Brian Warby. 2016. “Trade Networks and Conflict Processes in the Israeli Conflict System”. In The Israeli Conflict System: Analytic Approaches. Eds. Harvey Starr and Stanley Dubinsky. Routledge: New York.

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