CEDLA Research Fellows
Javier Corrales is Dwight W. Morrow 1895 professor and chair of Political Science at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He obtained his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University in 1996. Corrales's research focuses on democratization, presidential powers, democratic backsliding, political economy of development, ruling parties, the incumbent's advantage, foreign policies, and sexuality. He has published extensively on Latin America and the Caribbean. In addition to ogoing research on Venezuela's politics, Corrales is also working on three separate projects:
Quintijn Kat is assistant professor of international relations at Ashoka University, India. From December 2022 till January 2023, he will be a Visiting Research Fellow at CEDLA. Quintijn received his PhD from the Institute of the Americas, University College London. During his doctoral studies, he was the recipient of a Prins Bernhard Fellowship and a Mullerfonds Fellowship. He also holds degrees from King’s College London and the University of Amsterdam. Earlier, he was a visiting researcher at the George Washington University, USA, and the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Quintijn’s research focuses on US-Latin American relations, hegemony, and the agency of subordinate states in asymmetrical relations. At CEDLA, he will be working on a manuscript that explores Latin American agency in interactions with the United States during the 1990s and 2000s.