Grant-writing Incentive Grant, Virginia Tech, 2014.
International Initiatives Small Grant, Virginia Tech, 2014.
Summer Fellowship, American University, 2012.
Briggs, R. C. "The Influence of Aid Changes on African Election Outcomes," Forthcoming at International Interactions.
Briggs, R. C. "Aiding and Abetting: Project Aid and Ethnic Politics in Kenya," World Development 64, 2014.
Briggs, R. C. "Electrifying the base? Aid and Incumbent Advantage in Ghana." The Journal of Modern African Studies 50(4), 2012.
Professor Briggs' research and teaching focuses on international development and African politics. Dr. Briggs' current research interests focus on the endurance of colonial-era institutions in Africa and the politics of foreign aid. He has completed fieldwork in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Zambia. More information on Dr. Briggs can be found at http://ryancbriggs.net.
Faculty Advisor to Undercurrent
School of International Service, former Undergraduate Mentor
Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, former Affiliate Scholar