Professor of Political Science


Richard Snyder is Professor of Political Science at Brown University. Snyder’s research and teaching focus on the comparative politics of development, comparative political economy, and Latin American politics. He is the author of Politics after Neoliberalism: Reregulation in Mexico (Cambridge University Press, 2001), Passion, Craft and Method in Comparative Politics (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007, with Gerardo L. Munck), and Inside Countries: Subnational Research in Comparative Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2019, with Agustina Giraudy and Eduardo Moncada).  He has published dozens of chapters and articles in journals such as British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Democracy, Studies in Comparative International Development, and World Politics.  Internationally, Snyder’s research has been published in journals and books in Argentina, China, Colombia, France, Iran, Mexico, Peru, and Spain and has been translated into Chinese, French, Korean, Persian, and Spanish.  Snyder served six years as the Director of Brown’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (2010-16).  

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