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Matthew M. Taylor Associate Professor School of International Service

Contact
Send email to Matthew M. Taylor
SIS - School of International Service
SIS - 350
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:00-5:00pm or by appointment
Degrees
Ph.D., M.P.P., Georgetown University; B.A., Princeton University

Bio
Professor Taylor's research and teaching interests include political risk, state capacity, crime and corruption, and Latin American political economy. He has lived and worked extensively in Brazil, both as a faculty member at the University of São Paulo, and as a founding partner of the Tendências consulting firm in São Paulo. Taylor is the author of Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil (Stanford University Press, 2008), which was awarded the Brazilian Political Science Association's Victor Nunes Leal Prize for best book, co-editor with Timothy J. Power of Corruption and Democracy in Brazil: The Struggle for Accountability (University of Notre Dame Press, 2011), and co-editor, with Oliver Stuenkel, of Brazil on the Global Stage: Power, Ideas, and the Liberal International Order (Palgrave, 2015). In 2015, Taylor was a fellow in the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. From 2016 to 2017, he served as adjunct senior fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
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