McGuire Lectures on Politics, Wealth, Democracy in Latin America

James McGuire, professor of government, delivered four invited lectures in 2010. These include:

“Politics, Policy, and Mortality Decline in Chile: The Pinochet Paradox” on April 17 at Carleton College, Foro Latinoamericano;

“Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America” on Nov. 3 at Brown University, Center for Latin American Studies;

“Social Policies in Latin America: Characteristics and Consequences” on Nov. 11 at the University of California, Berkeley, Latin America Research Seminar;

And “Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America” Nov. 17 at the University of California, San Diego, Department of Political Science.

In addition, McGuire and Anne Mariel Peters, assistant professor of government, co-wrote a conference paper titled “The Limits of U.S. Intervention: Why Is Latin America More Democratic Than the Middle East?” They co-presented this paper at the 2010 meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Diego, Calif. Nov. 18-21.