Luigi Manzetti

Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Iowa
Carr Collins Hall 212

Luigi Manzetti  is associate professor of Political Science and has been the director of Latin American Studies at Southern Methodist University between 2000-04 and 2006-07. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Iowa (1988) and has previously taught at Duke University and served as a research associate at the North South Center of the University of Miami between 1992 and 2002. He specializes in issues that include governance, corruption, and market reforms in Latin America.

He is the author of The IMF and Economic Stabilization (Praeger, 1991), Political Forces in Argentina (with Peter G. Snow, Praeger, 1993), Institutions, Parties and Coalitions in Argentine Politics (Pittsburgh University Press, 1993), Privatization South American Style (Oxford University Press 1999), and the editor of Regulatory Policy in Latin America: Post-Privatization Realities (North-South Center Press at the University of Miami, 2000). His journal articles have appeared in World Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, the Journal of Latin American Studies, and the Latin American Research Review.Mr. Manzetti has been a consultant for the U.S. Agency on International Development, the United States Information Agency, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.