Course Syllabi
140 - Foundations of Comparative Politics (FCP) (Spring 2017)
141 - Latin America through Women's Eyes (LAWE) (Fall 2016)
244 - Urban Latino Power (ULP) (Spring 2015)
245 - Latin American Politics (LAP) (Spring 2017)
246 - Comparative Democratization (CDN) (Spring 2014)
341 - Comparative Social Movements (CSM) (Fall 2016)
342 - Urban Politics of Latin America (ULA) (Fall 2015)
390 - Chuck Green Civic Engagement Fellowship (CGF) (Spring 2016)
400 - Political Science Senior Research Seminar (SRS) (Fall 2016)

APSA Citation and Reference Style Guide


Single Point Papers
LAP - Bolsa Familia and PT Electoral Coalition (Duarte)
LAP - Brazil’s Landless Movement: Effects of Repression or Democratization? (Jelev)
LAP - A Milton Analysis of the MST in Brazil (Kotonias)
LAP - The Flow of Power Under Chávez (Blom)
LAP - Leadership and Participatory Democracy (Michaels)
LAWE - Gender-bending in Allende's Chile (Virnig)
LAWE - Poder Femenino: Shrewd, Not Apolitical (Bowron)
ULP - Chameleon SPP (Montesanti)

Analytic Papers
CSM - Sample Table for Analytic Paper (Walker)
CSM - Solidarity Framing in Water War and Black Lives Matter (Blain)
CDN - Limiting Reserve Domains in Pacted Transitions (Ravdin)
CSM - Framing Mobilization around Nationalism (Bigelow)
CSM - Framing Battle of the Desaguadero Oil Spill (Hill)
CSM - Framing in the Movement to Close the School of the Americas (Van Etten)
LAP - Liberation Theology in Guatemala and El Salvador (Gempler)
LAP - Framing US Intervention in Chávez’s Venezuela (Shoemaker)
LAP - Women's Political Participation in Revolutionary Nicaragua (Hedin)
LAP - Identity Politics in Guatemala and Brazil (Stuart)
LAWE - Fear, Anger, and Necessity: The Driving Forces Behind Political Action (Wittkowski)
LAWE - Practical and Strategic Interests of Cuban Women (Petty)
LAWE - Violence as Repression and Opportunity: Women and the Anti-Pinochet Movement (Wells)

Analytic Papers (Hostile Audience version)
ULP - A Plea for Guidance in Tucson (Tuttle)
ULP - Los Angeles Gangs and Latino Youth (Goossen)

"Autobiographical" Essays (to prepare for a Simulation role)
ULP - Jose González (Caro)
ULP - Church of the Forgotten (Thomas)

ULP - Elvira Arellano (Westberg)

Opinion-Editorials w/ Endnotes
ULP - Immigration and 2015 Chicago Mayoral Election (Freedman)
ULP - Coalition Construction and Electoral Politics (Tuttle)

Biographical Essays
LAWE - La Nicolasa: Her Life and Times (Seitz)
LAWE - Julieta Kirkwood: Rewriting history and Contesting the Present (Kohl)

Simulations, Partisan Narratives and 9:59 Lectures
CSM - Social Movements Simulation: The Argentine Tax Controversey (Hill, Vail & Johnson)
FCP - Iran Simulation (Jelev, Lestanin, & West)
FCP - Wal-Mart Mini-Lecture (Goodman)
LAWE - Colombia Simulation (Hormann, Howland & Wells)
LAWE - Partisan Narrative-Violeta Chamorro (Jacoby)

Research Papers
CSM - This is What Democracy Looks Like: Egypt, Wisconsin, and 2011 Global Moment (Blain)
CSM - Jesus and Drag Queens: The Gay Rights Movement in the Episcopal Church (Hedin)
CSM - El Faccionalismo y la Separación de las Madres de Plaza de Mayo (Hill)
FCP - Nationalism and Democratic Reform: Iran and Russia (Stegner and Turner)

FCP - Autonomy and Women's Organizations in Nicaragua and El Salvador (Jacoby)

FCP - Preventing Separatist Movements in USSR, Russia, and South Africa (Roh)

FCP - Comparing Coups in Brazil and Turkey (Duke)
LAP - Land Titling and Urban Intervention in Lima and Rio de Janeiro (Westberg)
LAP - Comparative Perspectives on Delegative Democracy in Menem & Putin’s Presidencies (Jelev)
LAP - The 1990 Electoral Defeat of the Sandinistas in Nicaragua (Pallmeyer)
SRS - Challenges to a Hemispheric Power: International Influence and Latin American Leaders (Stone)

Exploratory Papers
SRS - Miami and the Right to the City (Scott)
ULA - The Alternative Street: Gangs as Sites of Urban Governance (Rebert)

Research Design Assignments
CSM - Prospectus: Tactical Innovation in Egypt, Bolivia, and Wisconsin (Blain)
SRS - Brass Tacks Assignment: Challenging a Hemispheric Power (Stone)
SRS - Brass Tacks Assignment: Broadcasting Decolonization (Jackson)
SRS - Project Proposal: Castro, Chávez, and U.S. Policy (Stone)
SRS - Sample Abstracts

LAP - Popular Movements and Rise of Left in Latin America (Lichter)
LAWE - Women within Latin America's Revolutions (Berman)
LAWE - Conflicting Interests, Political Strategies, and Gender Equality in Latin America (Evans)
LAWE - Presente in Our America: Written Portraits from an Abused Subcontinent (Kligerman)
LAWE - Las Mujeres de la Revolución (Campbell)
LAWE - Actualizing Feminism (Stone)
LAWE - Women and Power Relations in Latin America (Kohl)

Honors Thesis Proposals
Envisioning Progressive Pluralism (Kotonias)
The Violence of Capitalism (Kligerman)
Beheading the Leadership (Pallmeyer)

Honors Theses
2012 - Melo - Anti-Poverty Policies in Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia
2010 - Kligerman - Violences of Capitalism in Uganda, Minnesota, and Mexico
2009 - Hill - Choreographing National Identity

2009 - Kotonias - Politics of Lynch Violence and State Exceptions
2009 - Pallmeyer - Beyond Corporatism and Liberalism
2009 - Wells - Comparing Black Self-Determination in Atlanta and Salvador
2009 - Virnig - Local Food Movements and Global Social Change
2008 - Duke - Legislatures and Neoliberalism in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay
2007 - Hedin - African Nationalism and Structural Adjustment
2007 - Bigelow - New State Puerto Rican Politics
2007 - Rebert - Immigrant Rights Movement
2006 - Kaster - Mothers in Social Movements in Authoritarian Regimes

2005 - Milton - Strategies and Protest in Argentine Factory Takeover Movement

Final Written Work for Internship
Women Winning Internship Handbook (Dewees)