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Santiago Anria

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies (2017)

Contact Information

anrias@dickinson.edu

Denny Hall Room 14
717.254.8371
http://www.santiagoanria.com

Bio

Professor Anria teaches comparative and Latin American politics. His research focuses on social movements, political parties, and democracy. This research has been published in Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Democracy, Studies in Comparative International Development, and Latin American Politics and Society.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.A., Universidad del Salvador, 2005
  • M.A., Simon Fraser University, 2009
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015

2022-2023 Academic Year

Fall 2022

LALC 200 Social Movements in Lat Amer
Cross-listed with POSC 290-03.Social movements have long played an important role in Latin American politics. This course provides an overview of historical and contemporary social movements, exploring the conditions that facilitate (or inhibit) collective action, the construction of collective identities, the dynamics of social protest, and the political impact of social movements, including their connection with political parties. Readings will cover different theoretical perspectives, different historical periods, and a wide array of “old” and “new” social movements, including, among others, indigenous peoples’ movements, women’s movements, and movements representing unemployed workers and the urban poor. Special attention will be given to the impact of democratization, market liberalization, and the region’s “Left turn” on diverse types of social actors.

LALC 251 Latin Amer Govt & Politics
Cross-listed with POSC 251-01. An introduction to the politics of contemporary Latin America. Emphasis is placed upon the varied political institutional responses to socio-economic change in the Americas. Major countries to be analyzed include Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba. Prerequisite: one course in political science or Latin American, Latinx and Caribbean Studies. This course is cross-listed as POSC 251.

POSC 251 Latin Amer Govt & Politics
Cross-listed with LALC 251-01. An introduction to the politics of contemporary Latin America. Emphasis is placed upon the varied political institutional responses to socio-economic change in the Americas. Major countries to be analyzed include Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba. Prerequisite: one course in political science or Latin American, Latinx and Caribbean Studies. This course is cross-listed as LALC 251.

POSC 290 Social Movements in Lat Amer
Cross-listed with LALC 200-01.Social movements have long played an important role in Latin American politics. This course provides an overview of historical and contemporary social movements, exploring the conditions that facilitate (or inhibit) collective action, the construction of collective identities, the dynamics of social protest, and the political impact of social movements, including their connection with political parties. Readings will cover different theoretical perspectives, different historical periods, and a wide array of “old” and “new” social movements, including, among others, indigenous peoples’ movements, women’s movements, and movements representing unemployed workers and the urban poor. Special attention will be given to the impact of democratization, market liberalization, and the region’s “Left turn” on diverse types of social actors.