Kim Yi Dionne

Kim Yi Dionne is associate professor of political science at the University of California, Riverside. She studies African politics and public health. She is the author of Doomed Interventions: The Failure of Global Responses to AIDS in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

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