Graduate student Hilary Matfess article on No Democracy Is an Island

Hilary Matfess
May 10, 2019

Yale Political Science Graduate Student Hilary Matfess is coauthor (with Jeffrey Smith) of an article on entitled “No Democracy Is an Island”. 

The article uses the December 2018 election of Félix Tshisekedi to the highest office of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to argue that the erosion in American efforts to promote democracy abroad have ramifications for the quality of democracy and elections domestically.

Hilary is the author of Women and the War on Boko Haram: Wives, Weapons, Witnesses (African Arguments).