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Tulane University

Hector Bahamonde

Former CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Department Affiliation
“Center for Inter-American Policy and Research”:

Hector Bahamonde joined the Center for Inter-American Policy & Research as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the summer of 2017. After receiving his BA in Political Science from Catholic University of Chile in 2009, he moved to New Jersey in 2012 to begin his doctoral studies. He received his PhD in Political Science from Rutgers University (New Brunswick) in the spring of 2017.

Hector studies the political economy of Latin America. Particularly, his research explores the economic and political origins of state capacities as well as the political economy of institutional development and the role of inequality on democratic development. Methodologically, he uses historical analyses, quantitative methods and experimental designs.

  • PhD., Rutgers University – New Brunswick, Political Science, 2012-2017
  • B.A., Catholic University of Chile, Political Science, 2005-2009
Academic Experience
  • Graduate Instructor, Math and Computing Camp for Political Scientists, Winter 2015
  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Quantitative Methods, Fall 2015
  • Teaching Assistant, American Government, Fall 2014- Fall 2016
  • Spanish
Selected Publications
  • 2011. “El Secreto de mi Éxito: Parte II. Los Caminos a Valparaíso en 2009.” Revista de Ciencia Política. 31(2): 285-310.
  • 2010. “¿Estable Pero Sin Raíces? Los Partidos Políticos Chilenos en la Opinión Pública, in Cultura Política de la Democracia en Chile, Ch. IX, LAPOP Country Report.

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