Professor of Sociology & Political Science
Director, Latin American Studies Program
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it―always.
Data Analysis for Social Scientists
Latin America from a Global Perspective
Courses Recently Taught
Comparative Political Economy: Emerging Market Countries
India's Political Economy
Sociology Senior Seminar
Politics, Economy & Society
Selected Recent Publications
2013. “Emerging Trends in Latin America, the Rise of Brazil and the potential for India,” Foreign Affairs Journal- January-March 1, pp. 23-35.
2013. “Indian migration to the Caribbean: Reflections on the formation of Ethnic Identity,” pp. 160-179, In P. Singh and M. Raymond Izarali (eds.). The Contemporary Caribbean: Issues and Challenges (Delhi: Shipra Publications).
2012. "Political Democracy, Neoliberalism, and Social Equity: Chile in Comparative Perspective," pp. 74-95, In A. Nafey, et al (eds.). Chile in the Age of Globalization (New Delhi: Manak Publishers).
2009. "Democracy and Equity in Chile," World Focus 350, February, 82-86.