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. 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).