Area of Expertise: Latin American Politics, Elections, Democracy, Disputed Presidential Elections
Víctor Hernández-Huerta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and International Affairs and Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at Wake Forest University. His research focuses on comparative political institutions, democracy, and elections, with a regional specialization in Latin America. His work has been published in The Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Election Law Journal, Política y Gobierno and Colombia Internacional. He is working on a book project entitled Disputed Elections in Presidential Democracies: When Losers Hold Democracy Hostage.
POL 236/LAS 310 Government and Politics in Latin America
Comparative analysis of the institutions and processes of politics in the Latin American region. (CD)
POL 242/LAS 210 Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies
Introduces the historical, economic, cultural, and social issues which shape Latin America. (CD)