Peru's Recent Elections and Political Context
Paula Muñoz & Tomas Dosek
Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the Universidad del Pacífico, Peru
Professor of political science in the Department of Social Sciences at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
October 20, 2021 12:00PM Zoom
Paula Muñoz is Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the Universidad del Pacífico, Peru. Her research agenda is on comparative politics, with a regional focus in Latin America and particular interest in Peru. She is the author of the book Buying Audiences. Clientelism and Electoral Campaigns When Parties are Weak (Cambridge University Press 2019).
Tomas Dosek is a professor of political science in the Department of Social Sciences at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Salamanca. He is a co-editor of Women, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America (Palgrave, 2017) and of Mujeres en la política: Experiencias nacionales y subnacionales en América Latina (IECM and IIJ-UNAM, 2018). His research interests include political parties and party systems, electoral reforms, and subnational politics in Latin America. He has previously published in journals such as PS: Political Science & Politics, Democratization, Studies in Comparative International Development, Latin American Politics and Society, Bulletin of Latin American Research, and Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas. His research has been disseminated via blogs such as Monkey Cage (The Washington Post), Presidential Power, OpenDemocracy.net, Agenda Pública (El País), Panoramas (University of Pittsburgh), and Primer Saque (Oraculus and CIDE Mexico). He currently serves as a co-chair of the Subnational Politics and Society Section of the Latin American Studies Association.
Paula and Tomas will each offer a short presentation discussing the recent elections and broader political context in Peru. Following the presentations, we will open the floor for Q&A.
Wednesday, October 20, 12:00 – 1:30 PM ET.
Join through Zoom using the following link: https://mit.zoom.us/j/96069524991. (See below for the full Zoom invitation.)