Aníbal Pérez-Liñán

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Regular Faculty - Professor


Editor-in-Chief, Latin American Research Review


Comparative Politics, Methodology


Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Research and Teaching Interests

Democratization, Political Institutions, Latin America


Aníbal Pérez-Liñán is Professor of Political Science and Global Affairs. His work focuses on democratization, political institutions, executive-legislative relations, and the rule of law. He is the author of Presidential Impeachment and the New Political Instability in Latin America and of Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall (with Scott Mainwaring). His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development, the Inter-American Development Bank, Paraguay’s National Council for Science and Technology, and Uruguay’s National Agency for Research and Innovation, among other institutions. He is editor in chief of the Latin American Research Review, the scholarly journal of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), and co-editor with Paolo Carozza of the Kellogg Series on Democracy and Development at the University of Notre Dame Press.

Contact Information

Office: 2029 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Phone: (574) 631-3837

Mailing Address

Department of Political Science
2060 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556


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