Taylor Boas

Taylor Boas

Custer Visiting Scholar
taylor boas

Taylor Boas is Associate Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies at Boston University. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame. Boas’s research examines electoral politics and political behavior in Latin America, focusing on Brazil, Chile, and Peru. Specific research topics include religion and politics, electoral campaigns, accountability, and the mass media. His book Presidential Campaigns in Latin America: Electoral Strategies and Success Contagion was published in 2016 by Cambridge University Press. He has published articles in American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and World Politics, among other outlets. He is also co-author of Open Networks, Closed Regimes: The Impact of the Internet on Authoritarian Rule.

Project: Serving God and Man: Evangelicals and Electoral Politics in Latin America

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