CPPR Political Science Seminar: Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro

Center for Public Policy Research seminar series

Associate Professor of Political Science at Brown University

Norman Mayer Hall
Room 101
Sponsored by:
The Murphy Institute
Center for Public Policy Research

Event Description

Each semester, the Murphy Center for Public Policy Research and the Tulane Political Science Department invite leading political scientists to campus to share cutting-edge research while engaging with faculty and graduate students. Research presented covers all aspects of contemporary politics science, including comparative politics, international relations, American politics, and normative theory.

Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Brown University. Her research explores the politics of accountability and the quality of representation and democracy in lower and middle income countries, with a particular focus on Latin America. She received her PhD from Columbia University.

She has published articles in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Politics in Latin America, Studies in Comparative International Development, and elsewhere. Her book, Curbing Clientelism in Argentina: Politics, Poverty, and Social Policy, received the Donna Lee Van Cott Award from the Political Institutions Section of the Latin American Studies Association.

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