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Francisco E. Gonzalez

Latin America
Johns Hopkins University

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

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