Hannah Simpson

Hannah Simpson

Former IAST Research fellow

Assistant Professor in the Politics Department at Texas A&M University

Research interests

institutional development; political economy; history and politics; legal institutions


Hannah Simpson is a postdoctoral research fellow at IAST. She holds a Ph.D in Politics (2017) from New York University and a J.D. (2009) from Harvard Law School. Prior to her time at NYU, she worked as a public defender in New York City and as a human rights lawyer in Pakistan.