Latin America

Beatriz Magaloni

Beatriz Magaloni
Associate Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
magaloni [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 724 5949
Office Location: 
436 Encina Central
Office Hours: 
Thursdays 2-4
Biography: 

Beatriz Magaloni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University. She is also an affiliated faculty member of the Woods Institute of the Environment (2011-2013) and a Faculty Fellow at the Stanford Center for International Development. In 2010 she founded the Program on Poverty and Governance (POVGOV) within the Freeman Spogli Institute’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law. There she pursues a research agenda focused on governance, poverty reduction, electoral clientelism, the provision of public goods, and criminal violence.

Terry Karl

Terry Karl
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
tkarl [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 723 5220
Office Location: 
445 & 146 Encina Central
Office Hours: 
On leave for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Biography: 

Professor Karl has published widely on comparative politics and international relations, with special emphasis on the politics of oil-exporting countries, transitions to democracy, problems of inequality, the global politics of human rights, and the resolution of civil wars. Her works on oil, human rights and democracy include The Paradox of Plenty: Oil Booms and Petro-States (University of California Press, 1998), honored as one of the two best books on Latin America by the Latin American Studies Association, the Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor (2004 with Ian Gary), the forthcoming New and Old Oil Wars (with Mary Kaldor and Yahia Said), and the forthcoming Overcoming the Resource Curse (with Joseph Stiglitz, Jeffrey Sachs et al).

Stephen Haber

Stephen Haber
Professor of Political Science

Contact Info

E-mail: 
haber [at] stanford [dot] edu
Telephone: 
(650) 723 1466
Alternate Telephone: 
(650) 723 1348
Office Location: 
412 Encina West
Office Hours: 
By Appointment
Biography: 

Stephen Haber is A.A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.  He is also Professor of Political Science, Professor of History, and Professor of Economics (by courtesy), a Senior Fellow of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and a Senior Fellow of the Stanford Center for International Development.  Haber’s research spans a number of academic disciplines, including comparative politics, financial economics, and economic history.

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