Dexter S. Boniface

 

 

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Rollins International Relations

Rollins Latin American & Caribbean Studies (LACS)

Rollins Political Science

 

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Curriculum Vita

 

Dexter Boniface is Associate Professor of Political Science and the Weddell Chair of the Americas at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.

Background: Dexter received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science at Miami University in Oxford, OH.  He completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Before coming to Rollins he was a Visiting Instructor in International Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN.  He was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Studies and Programs (CEPI) at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 2009-2010.

Interests: Dexter teaches courses in Comparative Politics and International Relations, with a specialization in Latin American Politics. His research interests include Brazilian politics and democracy promotion efforts in Latin America. He is also interested in issues of democratization and development in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. He is co-editor of Promoting Democracy in the Americas (the Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007).

Blog: Read Dexter's Democracy in Latin America Blog at WordPress.


Recent Publications:

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“Iran is Not Highly Trusted in the Western Hemisphere” (with Dinorah Azpuru), AmericasBarometer Insights, No. 91, May 2013.

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“U.S.-Latin America Relations in the Post-Chávez Era” (with Dinorah Azpuru), The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs (Online Edition), March 26, 2013.

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“United States Multilateralism and the Unilateral Temptation,” Pensamiento Propio 33 (January-June 2011): 95-113.

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“Multilateralismo latinoamericano: La perspectiva desde Estados Unidos,” Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica 10, 3 (July-September 2010): 51-56.

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“Latin America’s New Crisis of Democracy,” Center for Interamerican Studies and Programs (CEPI) Working Paper No. 22, May 2010. Available at CEPI (link on left).

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“Dealing with Threats to Democracy,” in Andrew Cooper and Jorge Heine, eds., Which Way Latin America? Hemispheric Politics Meets Globalization (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2009).

 

 

 

Current Rollins Syllabi

POL 100: Introduction to Comparative Politics (Fall 2014)

 

POL 321: Politics of Latin America (Fall 2014)

 

 

Recent Rollins Syllabi

 

 

POL 301: Revolution in the Modern World (Spring 2013)

POL 309: Global Democratization (Spring 2014)

POL 312: Problems of Latin America (Spring 2014)

 

POL 315V: The Rise of Modern Brazil (Spring 2013)

POL 317: Latin America & US in World Politics (Fall 2013)

POL 422: Seminar in Comparative Politics (Fall 2010)

 

 

 

 

 

Other Syllabi

LAC 205B: U.S. Drug War in Latin America – Film and Reality (Jan. 2014)

HON 201 (RCC): Poverty and Citizenship (Fall 2008)

HON 302: How to Overthrow Your Government (Spring 2012)

RCLL: Latin America Declassified (Sept. 2014)