Department of Political Science, Queens College




Jorge Antonio Alves

Professor Jorge Alves Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Brown University

Contact:
Email: jorge.alves@qc.cuny.edu
Tel: (718) 997-5414
Office:
200Y Powdermaker Hall
Office Hours: M & W: 1:30-3:30pm
Personal Website


Biography:

Professor Jorge Alves specializes in comparative politics, specifically on subnational politics, intergovernmental relations, state capacity construction and the political economy of development, with a regional focus on Latin America and Brazil.

His work on Brazilian subnational politics has been published in Comparative Politics and Latin American Politics and Society, and the Journal of Politics in Latin America. He has a chapter on public transparency advances in Brazil in Open Budgets: The Political Economy of Transparency, Participation and Accountability (Brookings Press, 2014).

Courses:
Comparative Politics (PSCI 103), Politics of Development (PSCI 230), Contemporary Latin America (PSCI 239), Latin America in World Politics (PSCI 259), and Global Poverty & Inequality (PSCI 383W).