Anne Pitcher

Research Faculty


Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Professor, Dept of Political Science (by courtesy)
Chair, African Social Research Initiative
Associate Chair, African Studies


Oxford University, D.Phil. (Politics)
Oxford University, M.Phil. (Politics)
Duke University, A.B. (Political Science and History)


Anne Pitcher’s Personal Website
Anne Pitcher’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4478, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–936–2722

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Anne Pitcher studies the comparative politics of developing countries, especially those in Africa. Her research has explored the political economy of colonialism in Lusophone Africa; the creation of credible commitments to economic reform and the politics of private sector development across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Selected publications. Please also see Anne Pitcher’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Pitcher, A., Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies. 2012, Cambridge University Press.

Pitcher, A., African Postsocialisms. 2006, Edinburgh University Press. Co-edited with Kelly Askew

Pitcher, A., Transforming Mozambique: The Politics of Privatization, 1975-2000. 2002, Cambridge University Press.

Pitcher, A., Politics in the Portuguese Empire: The State, Industry and Cotton, 1926-1974. 1993, Oxford University Press.