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Karen L. Remmer

Professor Emerita of Political Science
Political Science
Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204
140 Science Drive, 205 Gross H, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708


Professor of Political Science who specializes in comparative politics, political economy, and political institutions with central emphasis on Latin America and the Caribbean. Her recent research explores the rise of leftist-populist governance in Latin America, exogenous shocks and democratic accountability in the Caribbean, and the impact of political scale on government spending and political participation.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emerita of Political Science · 2021 - Present Political Science, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences