Taylor Boas is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston University. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame. Boas’s research examines various aspects of electoral politics and political behavior in Latin America, including religion, campaigns, and the mass media, and it draws upon a variety of methods, such as experiments, surveys, elite interviews, qualitative content analysis, and the statistical analysis of electoral data. His book Presidential Campaigns in Latin America: Electoral Strategies and Success Contagion is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. His next book project is tentatively entitled Serving God and Man: Evangelicals and Electoral Politics in Latin America. He has published articles in American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and World Politics, among other outlets. He is also co-author of Open Networks, Closed Regimes: The Impact of the Internet on Authoritarian Rule (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2003).
Position: Assistant Professor
Website: Taylor Boas
Institution / Affiliation : Boston University
Geographical Region: South America
Methodology: Experimental Design, Mixed Method, Statistics, Survey Methodology
Policy: Corruption, Elections