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Kenneth Roberts

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Richard J. Schwartz Professor, Government

Kenneth Roberts leads the Einaudi Center's democratic threats and resilience global research priority in academic years 2022–24. He teaches comparative and Latin American politics, with an emphasis on the political economy of development and the politics of inequality.

His research is devoted to the study of political parties, populism, labor and social movements, and democratic resilience. He is especially interested in the cases of Chile, Peru, Venezuela, and Argentina.

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