Carleton Connects: Al Montero on Understanding Cuba

5 October 2017

This program took place on Thursday, October 5, 2017

About the Speaker 

Professor Montero received his PhD in 1997 from Columbia University. He is the Senior Editor of Latin American Politics and Society, a leading, refereed journal in its field. Prof. Montero‚Äôs current research program focuses upon the evolution of the developmental state and its variants in South America. He teaches courses on comparative and international political economy, Latin American and West European politics, comparative democratization, authoritarianism, and corruption, and global public health. He is the author of several books, including Brazil: Reversal of Fortune (Polity Press, 2014), Brazilian Politics: Reforming a Democratic State in a Changing World (Polity Press, 2006), and Shifting States in Global Markets: Subnational Industrial Policy in Contemporary Brazil and Spain(Penn State Press, 2002). He is co-editor with David Samuels of Decentralization and Democracy in Latin America (University of Notre Dame, 2004). Prof. Montero has published articles in various peer-reviewed journals such as Comparative Politics, the Journal of Politics in Latin America, West European Politics, the Journal of Development Studies, Latin American Research Review, Studies in Comparative International Development, and Latin American Politics and Society.

To learn more about Professor Montero, visit his web page here.