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Belen Fernandez Milmanda (On leave)
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Phone: (860) 297-5265 Office Location: Downes Memorial 104
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Trinity College faculty member since 2019
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
Ph.D., Harvard Univ.
M.A., Harvard Univ.
M.A., Univ. Torcuato Di Tella
B.A., Univ. de Buenos Aires

Belén Fernández Milmanda holds a PhD in Political Science from Harvard University. She is interested in comparative politics and political economy with a focus on Latin America. Her book manuscript, Agrarian Elites and Democracy in Latin America, explains how landowners organize to influence policy-making in contemporary Latin America. She also studies the political determinants of forest protection in the Argentine Chaco Forest. She holds a MA in Political Science from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina and a BA in Sociology from the University of Buenos Aires. Her work has appeared in World Development, Politics and Society, and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia on Latin American Politics.

At Trinity, Professor Fernández Milmanda teaches courses on Latin American politics, environmental politics, political economy, the politics of inequality and qualitative methods.