Professor Dupuy started at Western's Political Science Department Fall of 2023 and is a political economist focusing on African politics. She researches natural resource management, environment, and climate change politics and policies, the green energy transition, the education sector, and the quality of democracy in African countries. She has carried out research in Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Zambia, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia. She uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods and has experience in formulating policy advice for a range of stakeholders. Dr. Dupuy holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Washington and has worked and consulted for several policy-focused institutes, including Chr. Michelsen Institute, the Peace Research Institute Oslo, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, the World Bank, the Natural Resource Governance Institute, and the Human Security Report Project.