Education: Ph.D. Political Science, Emory University 2017
Ryan Tans teaches Introduction to Comparative Politics, Political Science Research, Religion and Politics in the Developing World, and Politics in Less Developed Countries. His research explores the effects of business and civil society on state capacity in the developing world, with a regional emphasis on Southeast Asia. His work has appeared in Journal of East Asian Studies, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, and the Policy Studies series of the East-West Center.