Professor Francisco Panizza

Francisco Panizza

Professor in Latin American and Comparative Politics

Email: f.e.panizza@lse.ac.uk
Office: CON 5.12, Connaught House
Office Hours:Mondays 15:30 - 17:30
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7681

Biography


Francisco Panizza was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, where he studied law. He has an MA and a PhD in Politics from the University of Essex. From 1991 to 1995 he was a researcher in the Research Department of the International Secretariat of Amnesty International. He joined the Department of Government in 1995. He is the co-editor of Routledge Series Conceptualizing Comparative Politics.

Research Interests


  • Democracy and Human Rights in Latin American Politics
  • Politics and the Economy of the MERCOSUR countries
  • Populism
  • Left of centre governments in Latin America
  • The politics of financial crises in comparative perspective
  • The politics of patronage

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GV320: Populism
  • GV245: Democracy and Democratisation
  • GV248: Power and Politics in the Modern World: Comparative Perspectives
  • GV443: The State and Political Institutions in Latin America
  • GV444: Democracy and Development in Latin America
  • GV4J9: Populism

 

Publications


Latin America: Life after Chavez (and Lula)
Panizza, Francisco (2013) Latin America: Life after Chavez (and Lula). International Affairs at LSE (04 Apr 2013). Blog Entry.

The innovations, opportunities and challenges of the ‘virtual classroom’
Panizza, Francisco (2015) The innovations, opportunities and challenges of the ‘virtual classroom’. LSE Department of Government Blog (18 Dec 2015). Blog Entry.

Rousseff: A victim of circumstances or responsible for her own demise?
Panizza, Francisco (2016) Rousseff: A victim of circumstances or responsible for her own demise? LSE Department of Government Blog (24 May 2016). Blog Entry.

La academia y el futuro de la paz en Colombia
Panizza, Francisco and Vargas, Gonzalo (2017) La academia y el futuro de la paz en Colombia. LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (14 Feb 2017). Blog Entry.

Academia has a vital role to play in Colombia’s peace process
Panizza, Francisco and Vargas, Gonzalo (2017) Academia has a vital role to play in Colombia’s peace process. LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (23 Feb 2017). Blog Entry.

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