Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies (Zoom)


Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


Online Only

"The State of Democracy in Latin America"

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Maria Victoria Murillo, Director, Institute of Latin American Studies, Columbia University.

Scott Mainwaring, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame.

Fernando Limongi, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo.

Beatriz Magaloni, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University.


Steven Levitsky, Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University.


Paola Ibarra

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Latin America has been buffeted by economic crisis, soaring crime rates, major corruption scandals, and a devastating pandemic. These crises have threatened democracies across much of the region. DRCLAS has assembled four prominent scholars of Latin American politics to evaluate the state of democracy in the region. How serious are contemporary threats to Latin American democracies? What are the prospects for their survival?