Carlos de la Torre

  • Professor of Sociology
  • International Studies
  • Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
  • Sociology
  • Social Theory
1533 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-6891
Research Interests:
Education

Ph.D. Sociology, New School for Social Research 1993 M.A. Sociology, New School for Social Research, 1987

Research

Books

The Routledge Handbook of Global Populism. New York and London: Routledge

Populismos: Una Inmersión Rápida. Barcelona: Tibidabo Ediciones, 2017.

De Velasco a Correa: Insurreciones, populismo y elecciones en Ecuador, 1944-2013. Quito: Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar and Corporación Editora Nacional, 2015.

Carlos de la Torre, ed., The Promises and Perils of Populism: Global Perspectives. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.

Populism of the Twenty First Century. Co-edited with Cynthia Arnson. Baltimore and Washington: the Johns Hopkins University Press and the Woodrow Wilson Center Press (2013).

Populist Seduction in Latin America. Athens: Ohio University Press, second edition 2010.

The Ecuador Reader: History, Culture, Politics, co-edited with Steve Striffler, Duke University Press, 2008

El Retorno del Pueblo, co-edited with Enrique Peruzzotti, Quito: FLACSO, 2008.El Retorno del Pueblo, co-edited with Enrique Peruzzotti, Quito: FLACSO, 2008.

Galo Plaza y su Época, co-edited with Mireya Salgado, Quito: FLACSO and Fundación Galo Plaza Lasso, 2008.

Afroquiteños: Ciudadanía y Racismo. Quito: CAAP, 2002.

¡Un Solo Toque!  Populismo y Cultura Política en Ecuador. Quito: CAAP, 1996.

El Racismo en Ecuador: Experiencias de los Indios de Clase Media. Quito: CAAP, 1996. (Second edition Quito: Abya-Yala 2002).

La Seducción Velasquista. Quito: FLACSO and Libri Mundi, 1993 (Second Edition 1997).                                   

El Populismo en el Ecuador: Antología de Textos.  Co-edited with Felipe Burbano. Quito: ILDIS, 1989.

Recent articles

“Trump’s populism: lessons from Latin America” Postcolonial Studies, 20 (02) 2017, 187-198 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13688790.2017.1363846

“Hugo Chávez and the Diffusion of Bolivarianism” Democratization, 24 (7) 2017, 1271-1288 DOI: 10.1080/13510347.2017.1307825.

“Populism and Nationalism in Latin America” Javnost- The Public, 24 (4) 2017, 375-390 DOI: 10.1080/13183222.2017.1330731

“Populist Citizenship in the Bolivarian Revolutions” Mid-Atlantic Review of Latin American Studies, 1 (1), 2017, 4-29.

“Populism and the Politics of the Extraordinary”, Journal of Political Ideologies, 21 (2) 2016, 121-139, DOI: 10.1080/13569317.2016.1150137.

“Populist polarization and the slow death of democracy in Ecuador” with Andrés Ortiz,. Democratization, 23 (2) 2016, 221-241, DOI:10.1080/13510347.2015.1058784                       

“The People, Democracy, and Authoritarianism in Rafael Correa’s Ecuador” Constellations, Vol. 21, Nº4, Fall 2014, 457-466.

“In the Name of the People: Democratization, Popular Organizations, and Populism in Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador” European Review of Latin America and Caribbean Studies/Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe N 95, October 2013, 27-48.

“El Tecnopopulismo de Rafael Correa. ¿Es compatible el carisma con la tecnocracia?” Latin American Research Review 48 (1) Spring 2013, pp. 24-43.

 

 

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