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Karen L. Remmer, Professor Emerita

Karen L. Remmer
Contact Info:
Office Location:  140 Science Drive, 205 Gross H, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-4300
Email Address:  

Education:

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1974
M.A., The University of Chicago, 1968
Additional Training, London School of Economics and Political Science and Harvard University, 1967, 1968
B.A., Wellesley College, 1966
Specialties:

Comparative Politics
Political Economy
Political Institutions
Research Interests: Latin America, Democratization, Economic Policy and Performance, Military Governance

Professor of Political Science who specializes in comparative politics, political economy, and political institutions with central emphasis on Latin America and the Caribbean. Her recent research explores the rise of leftist-populist governance in Latin America, exogenous shocks and democratic accountability in the Caribbean, and the impact of political scale on government spending and political participation.

Areas of Interest:

Comparative politics
Comparative Political Economy
Latin American Politics
Comparative Democratic Development
Authoritarian Politics

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Remmer, KL, Stability and change in party preferences: Evidence from Latin America, Electoral Studies, vol. 70 (April, 2021) [doi]  [abs].
  2. Remmer, KL, Investment treaty arbitration in latin America, Latin American Research Review, vol. 54 no. 4 (January, 2019), pp. 795-811 (forthcoming.) [doi]  [abs].
  3. Minhas, S; Remmer, KL, The Reputational Impact of Investor-State Disputes, International Interactions, vol. 44 no. 5 (September, 2018), pp. 862-887, Informa UK Limited [doi]  [abs].
  4. K.L. Remmer, The Outcomes of Investment Treaty Arbitration: A Reassessment, in Yearbook of International Law and Policy 2015-16, edited by Lisa Sachs and Lise Johnson (2018), pp. 144-172, New York: Oxford University Press .
  5. Remmer, KL, The Political Economy of Investor-State Disputes (December, 2015) .

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