Nicholas Lyon

Nicholas Lyon is a PhD candidate in political science at Stanford University. His research focuses on ethnic politics, social change, and the political consequences of urbanization. In his dissertation, he studies the differential implications of Africa’s urban transition for interethnic relations and political mobilization across different sizes of urban locations. He holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University and an M.Sc. degree in African Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science.