Mai Hassan, Horacio Larreguy, and Stuart Russell. "Who Gets Hired? Political Patronage and Bureaucratic Favoritism." American Political Science Review. (Pre-print)

Mai Hassan. "Coordinated Dis-Coordination." American Political Science Review. (Pre-print)

Mai Hassan and Ahmed Kodouda. "Dismantling Old or Forging New Clientelistic Ties? Sudan's Civil Service Reform After Revolution." World Development. (Pre-print)


Mai Hassan and Kathleen Klaus. 2023. “Closing the Gap: The Politics of Property Rights in Kenya." World Politics, 75(2). (Pre-print)

Mai Hassan, Daniel Mattingly, and Elizabeth Nugent. 2022. “Political Control.” Annual Review of Political Science, 25: 155 – 174. (Ungated Version) (Publisher's Version)

Mai Hassan. 2022. “New Insights on Africa’s Autocratic Past.” African Affairs, 121(483): 321 – 333. (Publisher's Version)

Brett L. Carter and Mai Hassan. 2021. “Regional Governance in Divided Societies: Evidence from the Republic of Congo and Kenya.” Journal of Politics, 83(1): 40-57. (Ungated Version) (Publisher's Version)

Anthony Bertelli, Mai Hassan, Daniel Honig, Daniel Rogger, Martin Williams. 2020. “An Agenda for the Study of Public Administration in Developing Countries.” Governance, 33(4): 735 – 748. (Ungated Version) (Publisher's Version)

Mai Hassan and Thomas O’Mealia. 2020. “Representative Bureaucracy, Role Congruence, and Kenya’s Gender Quota.” Governance, 33(4): 809 – 827. (Publisher's Version)

Mai Hassan and Ahmed Kodouda. 2019. “Sudan’s Uprising: The Fall of a Dictator.” Journal of Democracy, 30(4): 89-103. (Publisher's Version)

Hassan, Mai and Thomas O’Mealia. 2018. “Uneven Accountability in the Wake of Violence: Evidence from Kenya’s Archives and Ashes.” Journal of Peace Research, 55(2): 161 – 174. (Publisher's Version)

Hassan, Mai. 2017.  “The Strategic Shuffle: Ethnic Geography, the Internal Security Apparatus, and Elections in Kenya.” American Journal of Political Science, 61(2): 382 – 395. (Pre-publication Version) (Publisher's Version)

Hassan, Mai and Ryan Sheely.  2017.  “Executive–Legislative Relations, Party Defections, and Lower Level Administrative Unit Proliferation: Evidence From Kenya.” Comparative Political Studies, 50(12): 1595 – 1631. (Publisher's Version)

Hassan, Mai. 2016. “A State of Change: District Creation in Kenya after the Beginning of Multi-party Elections.” Political Research Quarterly 69(3): 510 – 521. (Publisher's Version)

Hassan, Mai. 2015. “Continuity Despite Change: Kenya’s New Constitution and Un-Changing Executive Power.” Democratization 22(4) 587: 609. (Publisher's Version)


Book Chapters

Hassan, Mai. “The Local Politics of Resource Distribution” in The Oxford Handbook of Kenyan Politics. resourcedistribution

Hassan, Mai. “Decentralization and Democratization” in Handbook of Democratization in Africa. decentralizationanddemocratization