ASSISTANT PROFESSOr

OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH


SAM HANDLIN

Books


State Crisis in Fragile Democracies: Polarization and Political Regimes in South America. Cambridge University Press, 2017.


Reorganizing Popular Politics: Participation and the New Interest Regime in Latin America (with Ruth Berins Collier), Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009.


Articles and Chapters


Mass Organization and the Durability of Competitive Authoritarian Regimes. Comparative Political Studies. 2016


Observing Incumbent Abuses: Improving Measures of Electoral and Competitive Authoritarianism with New Data. Democratization. 2016.


NGOs, International Donors, and the Postmaterial Disjuncture in Latin America. Journal of Politics in Latin America. 2015.


Social Protection and the Politicization of Class Cleavages During Latin America's Left Turn.Comparative Political Studies. 2013.


Survey Research and Social Class in Venezuela: Evaluating Alternative Measures and their Impact on Assessments of Class Voting. Latin American Politics and Society. 2013.


The Diversity of Left Party Linkages and Competitive Advantages. (with Ruth Berins Collier) in Steven Levitsky and Kenneth Roberts, The Resurgence of the Latin American Left. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.



In Progress


The Logic of Polarizing Populism: State Crises and Polarization in South America. Under review as part of a special issue on polarization.


Corrosive Foundations: Corruption and Party System Institutionalization Under Democracy, 1900-2010.


Varieties of Democracy and the Durability of Electoral Autocracy: Insights from Venezuela and Peru.


Autocratic Regional Organizations and Regime Liberalization in the Post-Cold War Era (with Luis Oqendo).


States of Discontent: State Crisis, Party Systems, and Popular Inclusion in SouthAmerica." Invited chapter for edited volume on "Patterns of Inclusion in Latin America," Diana Kapiszewski, Steven Levitsky, and Deborah Yashar (eds.).


State-Mobilized Contention in Bolivarian Venezuela." Invited chapter for edited volume on "Ruling By Other Means," Grzegorz Ekiert, Elizabeth Perry, and Yan Xiaojun (eds.).