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Scott Morgenstern
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Scott Morgenstern is director of the Center for Latin American Studies and a faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh's Political Science Department. His research focuses on political parties, electoral systems, and legislatures, with a specialization in Latin America. Among his publications are Patterns of Legislative Politics: Roll Call Voting in the United States and Latin America’s Southern Cone (Cambridge Univ Press, 2004), Legislative Politics in Latin America, (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002), and Pathways to Power (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008).

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 08:00 0

In November 2014 a group of academics met at Pitt to consider the prospects for reform in Cuba from a comparative perspective.  Just one month later Cuba and the United states announced their...

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 11:00 0

The surprise opening to Cuba will not necessarily have dramatic effects on either country, though there will be tangible and intangible changes for both.1 For...

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 08:00 0

The US immigration crisis is the result of a violence crisis in Central America.  But the violence has not reached all parts of Central America, and thus the...