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Gyldas A. Ofoulhast-Othamot

Assistant professor of political science, St. Petersburg College

I hold a doctorate in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA, a MA in Political Science with a concentration in International Development Policy and Administration from the University of Florida and in Political Science from the Université de Montréal.

I generally study comparative government and politics, international development policy, and the politics and public administration of sub-Saharan Africa. I am particularly interested in the developmental aspect of politics and public policy as well as transformative political and administrative processes in developing parts of the world.


  • 2019–present
    Assistant professor, St. Petersburg College
  • 2015–2019
    Adjunct professor, University of Tampa
  • 2017–2018
    Visiting assistant professor, University of Tampa
  • 2015–2017
    Adjunct professor, Hillsborough Community College


  • 2011 
    Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, Public and International Affairs

Professional Memberships

  • African Studies Association
  • American Society of Public Administration