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Alfred Montero

Alfred Montero

Education & Professional History

University of Miami, BA; Columbia University, PhD.

At Carleton since 1998.

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

American Political Science Association, Latin American Studies Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Brazilian Studies Association

Courses Taught This Year

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Political Science

Office Hours: tba

Spring Class Schedule (4/1/19-6/5/19):
POSC 334 Global Public Health, MW 1:50-3:35 in Laird 212

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.    Prof. Montero's web page

Dean of the College Office

As Director of Advising, Professor Montero oversees the assignment of all advisers for first- and second-year students. He also directs numerous workshops and events that support advising. As Director of Faculty Diversity Recruitment, Professor Montero works with all departments engaged in tenure-track hiring to support their diversity goals in the recruitment and selection of qualified candidates. 

Profile updated October 28, 2016

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