Dr. Gonzalez is Riordan Roett Associate Professor of Latin American Studies at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He has served as a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at Nuffield College at the University of Oxford; was a professorial lecturer at SAIS's Bologna Center and a lecturer in politics at St. John's College at the University of Oxford; received 2006 SAIS Excellence in Teaching Award; Ph.D., politics, University of Oxford.

Major Publications

Dual Transitions From Authoritarian Rule: Institutionalized Regimes in Chile and Mexico, 1970-2000 (2008); Antología del sentimiento monárquico en la poesía de Occidente, co-editor (1999); "Mexico" in Countries at the Crossroads 2009: A Survey of Democratic Governance (2010); "Mexico's Bloody Drug Wars" in Current History (2009); "Same Dream, Different Fates: Latinos' Inclusion/Exclusion and U.S. Democratization" in Democratization in America (2009); "Latin America in the Economics Equation—Winners and Losers: What Can Losers Do?" in China's Expansion Into the Western Hemisphere: Implications for Latin America and the United States (2008); "Democracia dividida: México desde 2000" in Política exterior, perspectivas exteriores 2004: Los intereses de España en el mundo (2004); "A Late Democracy: Impediments to American Democratization in the Twentieth Century," co-author, inDemocratization Through the Looking Glass: Comparative Perspectives on Democratization (2003); contributed "Caudillismo," "Democratization," "Mexican Revolution" and "Zapatismo" to The Oxford Dictionary of Politics (2003, 2nd edition); "The United States as a Divided Democracy," co-author, inGoverning America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy (2003); articles in various journals