Anthony DeMattee

Associate Instructor
Joint Ph.D. in Public Policy Candidate

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  • M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2010
  • B.A. Finance and Economics, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2003


  • Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector


Anthony DeMattee studies the interactions of the state and civil society in developing countries. Specifically, his research focuses on the politics of civil-society-state interactions and how they affect democratic processes and distributive politics, with a regional focus on Africa and the Caribbean. DeMattee' tentative dissertation research question is: Under what conditions do states choose formal versus informal means to manage relationships with civil society, and what effects do the resulting state-civil society dynamics have on individual citizens?

Before beginning the Joint PhD doctoral program here at Indiana University, DeMattee worked as a NGO consultant in Haiti and Afghanistan with engagements with the World Food Programme, the International Trade Centre’s Ethical Fashion Initiative, UNICEF, the Clinton Foundation, and the U.S. Government. Prior to his work overseas, DeMattee worked at Morgan Stanley before, during, and after the 2008 financial crisis.