How can the study of comparative politics – of the different forms of political organization and behavior around the world – help us make sense of the US’s challenging and contentious politics in this moment? My guest today is Dr. Kelly Bauer is joining the Politics Department at Occidental College this year to teach courses in comparative politics Latinx politics, and research methods. We talked about her research on activist movements in Chile, the importance of methodological debates, and her approach to teaching in the brave new world of Covid-19.
- You can learn more about Professor Bauer by visiting her website: https://kellymbauer.wordpress.com/ or follow Professor Bauer on twitter @__queli
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