Santiago Anria is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies at Dickinson College. His research focuses on social movements and parties in Latin America and has appeared in journals including Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Democracy, Studies in Comparative International Development, and Latin American Politics and Society. He is the author of “When Movements Become Parties: The Bolivian MAS in Comparative Perspective” (Cambridge University Press, Studies in Comparative Politics Series, 2018), which examines the origins and evolution of movement-based parties. He is currently working on a comparative-historical project that explores the interaction between social mobilization, polarization processes, and regime dynamics in Latin America. His other research project focuses on how social movements defend policy gains. Anria received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Tulane University’s Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR).
Project:Social Movements, Polarization, and Democratic Regime Trajectories in Latin America