Department of Political Science, Queens College




Jorge Antonio Alves
Assistant Professor
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Contact:
Email: jorge.alves@qc.cuny.edu
Tel: (718) 997-5414
Office:
200Y Powdermaker Hall
Office Hours: M, 4-6:00pm

Biography:

Jorge specializes in comparative politics, specifically on issues of federalism, intergovernmental relations, state capacity construction and the political economy of development, with a regional focus on Latin America and Brazil. He is currently working two research projects: The effect of local configurations of political competition on the construction of subnational healthcare institutions (the subject of his dissertation), and the politics behind public transparency advances.

Courses:
Comparative Politics (PSCI 103), Contemporary Latin America (PSCI 239), Latin America in World Politics (PSCI 259)