John Tengatenga interned at IPOR between 2015 and 2017 and assumed the position of Associate Research Fellow in 2018. John holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from Miami University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from James Madison College—Michigan State University.
John’s research focuses on education policy, corruption, governance, political economy, geopolitics, foreign policy, foreign aid, local governance institutions, elections, and public opinion. Between 2018 and 2019, John worked with other scholars on series of studies on corruption in Malawi including the Corruption and Perception Survey (2019), and other work that will feed into the development of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy II (NACS II). In his free time, John spends time learning about data science and its application in public opinion polls and policy areas.