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About Luis Felipe Mantilla

Luis Felipe Mantilla obtained his M.A. and Ph. D. in Government from Georgetown University (2012) and B.A. from Dartmouth College (2004). His research interests cover a variety of topics in comparative politics, including religion and politics, political parties, natural resource politics, and democratization. He frequently engages in systematic comparisons of the Middle East and Latin America, drawing on a variety of sources and methods to leverage the similarities and differences between the two regions. He has published articles in Party Politics, Democratization, Politics & Religion, and the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, among other peer-reviewed journals. He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Religious Parties and Secular Politics in Mexico and Turkey.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
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Courses

  • Religion and Politics
  • Middle East Politics
  • Latin American Politics
  • Politics of Developing Areas
  • Empirical Research Methods
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics

Education

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Ph.D., Georgetown University ‐ Comparative government
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M.A., Georgetown University ‐ Government
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B.A., Dartmouth College ‐ Government
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Contact Information

Office: DAV 246
Phone: (727) 873-4352
Email: lfm1@mail.usf.edu

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Peer Reviewed Articles (7)

Books & Book Chapters (1)