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Professor Susan Stokes,  John S. Saden Professor of Political Science, and
Director, Yale Program on Democracy

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Episode: March 4, 2009

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Professor Susan Stokes,  John S. Saden Professor of Political Science and director of the Yale Program on Democracy, researches democratic theory and how democracy functions in developing societies, with a focus on Latin America. Her most recent book is Democracy and the Culture of Skepticism: Political Trust in Argentina and Mexico. Professor Stokes talks about why leftist parties in Latin American countries have recently won so much electoral support.

Learn more about Professor Stokes
Globalization and the Left in Latin America