Department of Political Science, Queens College
Jorge Antonio Alves
Tel: (718) 997-5414
200Y Powdermaker Hall
Office Hours: M,W: 11:30am-12:30pm
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.
Comparative Politics (PSCI 103), Politics of Development (PSCI 230), Contemporary Latin America (PSCI
239), Latin America in World Politics (PSCI 259), and Global Poverty & Inequality (PSCI 383W).