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Agustina Giraudy

Assistant Professor
School of International Service

  • Professor Giraudy's current book manuscript, Democrats and Autocrats (Oxford University Press, under contract), explores the multiple pathways towards subnational undemocratic regime continuity within democratized countries. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Journal of Politics in Latin America, Studies in Comparative International Development, Latin American Research Review, Journal of Democracy (en Español), Revista de Ciencia Política (Chile), among others. Before joining AU, Professor Giraudy held a postdoctoral position at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, taught at Universidad Di Tella (Argentina) and Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina), and worked as a consultant for the Ford Foundation, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank.
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014

    • SISU-380 Topics in Global & Comp Govern: Latin Amer: Subnat'l Democ/Dev
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    • SISU-419 Senior Capstone: Int'l Studies: Beyond the Capital: Dem & Dev
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  • Fall 2014

    • SIS-670 Americas Core Seminar: Cont Latin American Pol & Soc
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

Subnational undemocratic regimes in Argentina and Mexico, subnational institutions, federalism, and state territorial reach. 

Work In Progress

My current book manuscript explores the multiple pathways towards subnational undemocratic regime continuity within democratized countries. 

Selected Publications

  • “Varieties of Subnational Undemocratic Regimes: Evidence from Argentina and Mexico.” Studies in Comparative International Development, Vol. 48, Issue 1 (2013), 51-80.
  • "Conceptualizing State Strength. Moving Beyond Strong and Weak States”. Revista de Ciencia Política. Vol. 32, No. 3, (2012), 599–611.
  • “Subnational Democracy: Lessons from Latin America.” APSA - Comparative Democratization Newsletter, Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012).
  • "La política territorial de la democracia subnacional.” Journal of Democracy en Español, Vol 3 (Julio) (2011), 42-57.
  • "The Politics of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Reproduction in Argentina and Mexico.” Journal of Politics in Latin America, Vol. 2 (2) (2010), 53-84.
  • “The distributive politics of emergency employment programs in Argentina (1993-2002).” Latin American Research Review, Vol. 42, No. 2 (2007), 33-55.
 

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