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Tyler Girard

Tyler Girard

Assistant Professor // Political Science

Assistant Professor // Cornerstone

Research focus:
Politics of Digital Technology

Curriculum vitae

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Room: BRNG 2250


Phone: 494-4161

Tyler Girard is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and faculty member in the Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts program.

Girard received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Western Ontario in 2021. In recognition of his dissertation and academic achievements, he was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal. Prior to joining Purdue, he was a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Duke University.

Girard’s research primarily explores the politics of global financial governance, technological change, and global agendas. His methodological work focuses on issues of measurement and scaling. In his book project, currently in development, Girard explains the evolution of the global financial inclusion agenda through the participatory construction of ambiguity by global coalitions. His research is published or forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, the Review of International Political Economy, International Studies Perspectives, Journal of International Development, and Critical Policy Studies.