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Comparative Politics

Comparative politics is a subfield of political science that involves the study of politics and government systems across different countries or regions. It examines patterns of similarities and differences between political systems and institutions, regimes, and political behavior. Comparative politics field includes the study of political ideologies, the impact of political systems on public policy, political cultures, political institutions, and the relationship between politics and society.

Recent Faculty Publications Heading link

  • Albarracín, Juan, Juan Pablo Milanese, Inge H. Valencia, and Jonas Wolff. 2022. “Local Competitive Authoritarianism and Post-Conflict Violence. An Analysis of the Assassination of Social Leaders in Colombia.” International Interactions: 1–31.
  • Feldmann, Andreas E., and Juan Pablo Luna. 2022. “Criminal Governance and the Crisis of Contemporary Latin American States.” Annual Review of Sociology 48 (1): 441-461.
  • Kostadinova, Petia, and Amie Kreppel. 2021. “Loyal Agent or Shirking Partner: Understanding the Policy Goals of National Ministers in the Council of the European Union.” Journal of European Public Policy 29 (1): 1–19.
  • Tepe, Sultan. 2021. “Populist Party’s Challenge to Democracy: Institutional Capture, Performance and Religion.” Party Politics 28 (4): 651-665.